Pietro Chiesa
Chest of drawers
Maker: Luigi Fontana & C./Fontana Arte
Italy
ca. 1938
Silvered crystal, lacquered wood, and bronze
29 ½ w x 16¼ d x 34 ½ h in.

Rare cabinet with drawers designed by Pietro Chiesa for Luigi Fontana circa 1938 while Chiesa was the artistic director of premium furniture maker Fontana Arte.

Fontana Arte Impressed signatures to each drawer: [FX]. Signed with partial decal vendor’s labels to side and drawer: [Dominici R Xan De Toledo 310 J Paulo JEI-6 160]

Since you like this cabinet with drawers designed by Pietro Chiersa, you may want to explore our Gio Ponti chair and furniture collection.

Literature
Deboni Franco - Fontana Arte. Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand 2013, fig. 181-182 (related work with identical casted bronze handles), Torino, Umberto Allemandi
Roberto Aloi - L' arredamento moderno. Sesta serie 1955, fig. 499 (related work), Milan, Italy, Editore Ulrico Hoepli
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