A large antique column shaped lamp base

Fulvio Bianconi

reference C12_72

A large antique column shaped lamp base by Fulvio Bianconi

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New custom made pale beige lampshade.
Signed with 3 lines acid stamp which indicates that the lamp has been produced during the fifties.

Designer: Fulvio Bianconi
Manufacturer: Venini
Dimensions: Height: 16,93 inch - 43 cm / Dia.: 6,3 inch - 16 cm.
Markings: Acid signed 3 lines " venini murano Italia " - Partial original paper label
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Excellent condition.
Electrification is new.

Fulvio Bianconi
A large antique column shaped lamp base
REF C12_72
All photos are from Ludovic Vandenweghe for unforget.eu

Fulvio Bianconi

“Heaven help you if you start up with glass, if you do, it will never go out of you”

Fulvio Bianconi

Graphic artist, illustrator and later designer Fulvio Bianconi was born In Padue in 1915.
Fulvio has a strong predisposition for drawing and attended courses at the Academy of fine Arts in Venice. He lived from childhood in Venice itself.

In the middle of the thirties, he moved to Milan to work as a graphic designer and illustrator.

Bianconi had first contacts with Venini in 1946 when he was in charge to find a manufacture to produce Perfume bottles. He met then Poalo Venini and they built a very strong relationship.

It was the beginning of the fifties and the firms had to choice between starting new designs or continue to produce classic shapes.
Paolo and Fulvio decided to concentrate themselves on new designs…

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