Grillo

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Object Name: 
Side Table
Title: 
Grillo
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.100
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 61.5 cm, W: 44 cm, D: 32 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1989
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fiam Italia S.p.A.
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead float glass with natural green tint; cut, slumped over a mold, probably manipulated while hot, ground and polished. Small asymmetrical Z-shaped table formed from one bent sheet of glass; ovoid horizontal top, from one long side of top a narrow strip curves downward then straightens as the side edges flare out, this "back" angles away from and under the top, then extending past it, the wide base of the back has two long narrow cut-outs (with rounded ends) that extend from the base edge approximately 1/2 way up the back and are parallel to the flared sides, the openings allow the narrow triangular area left in between to be bent back in the opposite direction forming the third of three angled "feet" on which the table is counter-balanced; all edges beveled, ground, and polished; lower right corner of back support: (logo) "FIAM/ITALIA/F-
Provenance: 
Fiam Italia S.p.A., Source
1995
Livi, Vittorio (Italian, b. 1944), Source
1995
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