Piero Fornasetti Mongolfiere (hot air) Balloon Plate, # 7 in Series

PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988)

Piero Fornasetti Mongolfiere (hot air) Balloon Plate, # 7 in Series

1950 to 1959 Italy

Offered by Earle D Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc

£290 gbp
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Mongolfiere (hot air) Design,
Number 7 in series,

The large plate depicts a large hot air balloon with a panel describing the image.

1784
May 8th in Marseille
Bremont and Maret Rise with
a Fire-balloon that burns out.

Reference:
The name of the pattern comes from ther first hot air ballooner-on 21st November, with a balloon made by 2 French brothers, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier. A balloon was launched from the centre of Paris and flew for a period of 20 minutes- The birth of hot air ballooning.
Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, Barnaba Fornasetti, Page 616, #167 for four examples from set.
Dimensions
Diameter 10.00 (25.40 cm)
Stock Code
NY8162E
Medium
Porcelain
Signed/Inscribed
Image of hot air balloon with the number 7 on its side and below Mongolfiere/Fornasetti/ Milano/Made in Italy and to the right the Fornasetti hand and brush.
Earle D Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc

Earle D Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc
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