Early Pair of Sconces by Tomaso Buzzi for Venini

Early Pair of Sconces by Tomaso Buzzi for Venini
Italy
c. 1930

Single arm sconces with interior painted metal supports, and brass mounts. Each arm wrapped with ribbed glass covering. Single Edison socket encased in a quilted, amethyst colored glass cup inside of a clear glass hurricane shade. An elegant sconce, each with makers mark stamped into the metal. A total of 8 sconces available.  Literature: Similar models are shown in both Tomaso Buzzi at Venini. Pgs. 412, 413, 415, and Venini: Catalogue Raisonné 1921-1986. Pgs. 257, 259, 264. 
h. 13" w. 8" d. 10" 

Recently rewired & sockets replaced. Newly made backplates.

$16,500. pair

Ref: 65 TB 01

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