A Piero Fornasetti Astronomici Porcelain Plate- Number 12 in Series
A Piero Fornasetti Astronomici Porcelain Plate- Number 12 in Series

PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988)

A Piero Fornasetti Astronomici Porcelain Plate- Number 12 in Series

c. 1955 Italy

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Astronomici means Astronomics. This is a rare pattern in black and white with gold highlights.

Diameter: 10 inches

Mark: A moon and sun within a circle with smiling faces with scattered stars and the pattern name Astronomici written across edge of circle; above right the Fornasetti hand and brush and Fornasetti. Milano/Made in Italy and the numeral 9 to the right.


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Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams, Patrick Mauries, Page 220, colour illustration of the complete set of twelve, the author writes, Astronomical Plates, a set of twelve made in 1955. Fornasetti looked at astronomy in 17th-century terms when it was not distinguished from astrology.

Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, Barnaba Fornasetti, Page 614, #162 for several illustrated examples.
Dimensions
Diameter 10.00 (25.40 cm)
Stock Code
NY8227
Medium
Porcelain
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