Pendant 'Capri' by Alessandro Pianon for Candle, Milano. Alessandro Pianon (1931-1984) was trained as an architect and designer at the Architecture Institute in his hometown Venice. Just like many other Venetian artists Pianon ventured into glass design, as he joined Murano based Vetreria Vistosi in 1956. Starting out by drawing the Vistosi logo, Pianon went on to design several lighting fixtures and the famous Pulcino birds for the company. After Pianon opened his own design studio in 1962, he got assigned by a number of other Italian lighting companies, like Lumenform (Venice) and Caprotti (Monza).
The a323 Capri lamp on offer was designed in the late 1960s for Candle (Milan), nowadays a subsidiary of Fontana Arte.
Dimensions: Height 9.0 in. (23 cm), diameter 15.0 inches (38 cm).
One bulb E27/E26 of max 70 watt, the electricity is used but in a good condition, approved to European standards.
Capri Pendant by Alessandro Pianon for Candle
Beautiful, wear consistent with age and use.