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1956

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Fungo Table Lamp, 1956

This is a Table Lamp. It was manufactured by Venini Glassworks. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is blown and cased glass, metal, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Sensuous Thorn Bracelet, 2011
  • cast and oxidized silver, copper wire.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-60

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 33.3 x 23 cm (13 1/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fungo Table Lamp, 1956; Manufactured by Venini Glassworks (Italy); Italy; blown and cased glass, metal, plastic; H x diam.: 33.3 x 23 cm (13 1/8 x 9 1/16 in.); Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli; 1986-111-1

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