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1956

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1986

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Fungo Table Lamp, 1956

This is a table lamp. It was designed by Massimo Vignelli and manufactured by Venini Glassworks. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is blown and cased glass, metal, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Massimo Vignelli and Lella Vignelli. It is credited Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Sensuous Thorn Bracelet, 2011
  • cast and oxidized silver, copper wire.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-60

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 33.3 x 23 cm (13 1/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fungo Table Lamp, 1956; Designed by Massimo Vignelli (Italian, active USA, 1931–2014); Italy; blown and cased glass, metal, plastic; H x diam.: 33.3 x 23 cm (13 1/8 x 9 1/16 in.); Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli; 1986-111-1

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