Piero Fornasetti Mongolfiere (hot air)  Balloon Porcelain Plate, No 10 in Series
Piero Fornasetti Mongolfiere (hot air)  Balloon Porcelain Plate, No 10 in Series
Piero Fornasetti Mongolfiere (hot air)  Balloon Porcelain Plate, No 10 in Series

PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988)

Piero Fornasetti Mongolfiere (hot air) Balloon Porcelain Plate, No 10 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 10 in series,

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

1786
June 17th.
In Paris Testu-Brissy Rices and
Remains Three Hours into the Tempest

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 inch (25.40 cm)
Stock Code
NY8162D
Medium
Porcelain
Signed/Inscribed
Mark: Image of hot air balloon with the number 10 on its side and below Mongolfiere/Fornasetti/ Milano/Made in Italy and to the right the Fornasetti hand and brush.
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