Romeo Rega Style Couple Big Sconces in Brass and Murano Glass Opaline


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We kindly suggest you read the whole description, because with it we try to give you detailed technical and historical information to guarantee the authenticity of our objects. Beautiful and scenic pair of large sconces, the robust and heavy structure in solid brass brushed and polished is essential but of fine workmanship, the structure is solidly applied to two rectangular sheets of glass opaline curved and rounded at the ends, behind each of them, at the center, are placed two points of light, when the lights are on take an even more elegant marked and spread the light in a balanced and wise; were made between 1975 and 1979 by a Roman artisan in the Magliana district in Mid-century style who was inspired by Romeo Rega's designs, sourcing the opaline glass in Murano. Romeo Rega (1925-1984) was a Roman designer who distinguished himself during his forty-year career as a pioneer and protagonist at the national and international level of the golden years of "Italian Design". He designed and built for Cinecittà the chariots for the film Ben-Hur, American colossal of 1959. The '70s represent a real revolution for the Italian cultural scene, they are the "golden years" of design, and Romeo is able to apply for his creations, with ingenuity and creativity, the traditional methods of processing to new industrial materials such as Plexiglas, brass, and steel. Opaline is slightly translucent glass, opacified by means of phosphates and sodium and calcium chlorides with the addition of tin oxides and talc, thus obtaining various shades of colors from pastel to milk-white; opaline glass is much less dense and opaque than milk glass (very similar to porcelain); the first opaline glass objects were made in Murano in the 16th century, the technique was not kept secret and was copied in Germany and France and had its heyday from 1820 to 1870. Our sconces are quite large in size, but on the whole, they are sober, luxurious, and refined; with their simple structure, clean and light architectural lines, they are prestigious and unique furnishing objects, elegant and modern, adaptable to any room in your home. For those with a nostalgic soul, the introduction of elements with a vintage flavor may be the perfect solution; in addition to visually warming the space, it allows the rooms of the house to shine a timeless light. The electrical system is working but the wiring is European, the compatibility of the voltage in other countries must always be checked by an electrician before use. Measures width cm.32, depth 16, height cm.85.For all our shipments we use special packaging materials (wooden crates, styrofoam, etc.) for maximum protection and safety of the objects.

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Place of origin:
Mid-Century Modern
Dimensions (cm):
85H x 32W x 16D
Dimensions (inch):
33,46H x 12,60W x 6,30D
Creator / Artist:
Brass, Opaline glass
Good; Wear consistent with age and use. The electrical system is working but the wiring is European, the compatibility of the voltage in other countries must always be checked by an electrician before use.
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