"Pigne," Unique 8-Light Chandelier by Roberto Giulio Rida Italy 2017
Elegant light of polished brass mounts with cut and polished clear glass, frosted glass ceiling cup and cone shades, and opaque white-glass cover for center core. Each frosted glass shade conceals a single candelabra socket. h. 37" diam. 30"
Rare Multilight Chandelier by Biancardi & Jordan Italy c. 1955
Great architectural light fixture with oxidized brass and black-painted tubular metal structure. A total of 15 candelabra sockets dispersed throughout the fixture. A strong model from this lesser known design duo. h. 25" body h.52" overall with drop diam. 48"
Brass shows signs of age and oxidation. All sockets and wiring have recently been replaced.
Early & Rare Hanging Light by Pietro Chiesa Studio Italy c. 1931
Elegant fixture of nickeled metal with beautifully machined elements. Clear glass panels and opaque glass tubes. Each tube conceals one standard edison socket. Metal has recently been re-plated and all wiring and sockets have been replaced. *This fixture comes with a letter of attribution by the Gio Ponti Archives. Ponti and Chiesa were already working closely together when Ponti invited Chiesa to be the artistic director of Fontana Arte in 1933. h. 22" diam. 17" overall h. 40"
Great 10-light hanging fixture of chromed metal and white-painted metal inserts. The fixture has 10 candelabra sockets, and all new wiring. Fixture is in very good original condition. A strong example of a timeless mid-century iconic symbol. h. 39" diam. 28"
Contemporary Saucer Pendant by Fedele Papagni Italy 2010
Beautiful cream-painted aluminum saucer form, with circular cut-outs. Each cut-out is fitted with a brass framed glass lens, creating a subtle abstract effect. 6 candelabra sockets and polished brass mounts. The rod can be cut down and this light can be hung close to the ceiling.
Studio-made "Mobile" Hanging Light by Fedele Papagni Italy 2014
Studio-made ceiling light of polished brass and black painted metal. Created as an illuminated mobile. This light has an expansive reach and plays with the ideas of movement and balance. A superb and unusual piece, available exclusively through Donzella. h. 28" w. 120" d. 18"
Studio Built, Multi-Arm Chandelier by Fedele Papagni Italy 2014
Incredible sputnik form of polished and black-painted brass. Long arms of varying lengths that end with sockets, interspersed with spear forms, also of varying lengths. 34 candelabra sockets, newly wired for US standards. Handmade in Italy. h. 57" d. 54"