Vintage Piero Fornasetti Mongolfiere (Hot Air) Balloon Plate, Number Two.
Vintage Piero Fornasetti Mongolfiere (Hot Air) Balloon Plate, Number Two.
Vintage Piero Fornasetti Mongolfiere (Hot Air) Balloon Plate, Number Two.

PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988)

Vintage Piero Fornasetti Mongolfiere (Hot Air) Balloon Plate, Number Two.

1950 to 19959 United Kingdom

Offered by Earle D Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc

£290 gbp
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Mongolfiere (hot air) Design,
Number 2 in series,

The large plate depicts a large hot air balloon with a panel describing the image.
The plate has a panel which reads:-

1783/ 21 Nov. Pilatrre Des Rosiers/Edarlandes Partono Dal Castello Del./ La Muette Per Il Primo Viaggo Aero in Une Mongolfiera.


Reference:

The name of the pattern comes from the first hot air ballooner. On the 21st November in 1784 a balloon made by two French brothers, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier was launched from the centre of Paris and flew for a period of 20 minutes: It was 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
ny8209B
Signed/Inscribed
Mark: Image of hot air balloon with the number 6 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

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