Cristal Art
Important Large Hand-Cut Beveled Crystal Mirror
Italy, 1950s
Cristal Art
Important Large Hand-Cut Beveled Crystal Mirror
Italy, 1950s
2 H x 39 Dia in (5 x 100 cm)

Cristal Art important large circular mirror with hand-cut, beveled crystal glass pieces framed by gilt brass borders and mirrored glass on a wooden backing. The color of the faceted glass is an exquisite greenish-blue tint which is beautifully complemented by the gilt brass trims. This exquisite mirror is a quintessential mid-century Cristal Art design.

Established in 1944, Cristal Art was a plate glass manufacturing company in the artisan tradition founded by Giuseppe and Giovanni Donna. in Turin, Italy, Cristal Art specialized in modern design and creation of crystal furniture and mirrors. From the 1950s to the 1980s, Cristal Art competed with other reputable glass plate manufacturing companies Fontana Arte and Sant’Ambrogio & De Berti in Italy.

 

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Literature

Davide Alaimo, Cristal-Art: la lavorazione artistica del cristallo a Torino, ed. Deposito culturale, Torino, 2016, p. 84

Price: SOLD
Item #: CRI501
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