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Rosewood effect clock, Bentima, England circa 1960’s

This is a great mantel / shelf or desk clock, made by Bentima, England circa 1960’s.

A Fantastic design, the clock sits on a brass base, and has a Rosewood effect Formica face with a brass dial under a glass cover, very reminiscent of the mid century 50’s / 60’s era. Lovely winged shape, and the classic clock face with Roman Numerals and ornate hands is very easy to read.

Would make a Great clock for use on a mantelpiece, shelf or desk, great vintage design to complement any retro, mid century, kitsch, 60’s, Mad Men styled interior.

Battery operated (not included) with a reliable quality German Quartz mechanism, keeps great time.

In Excellent Condition, a couple of miniscule light marks to the veneer, and a little tarnishing to the brass, nothing to detract on display.

Measures 21 x 15 x 5cm / 8.5 x 6 x 2in.

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Bagni Ceramiche lamp base, made in Italy circa 1960’s

This is a Stunning Bagni Ceramiche lamp base, made in Italy circa 1960’s.

A Fantastic piece displaying the hallmarks of Alvino Bagni’s designs during the mid century era. Made of red clay to give a rough textured surface, similar to that of Bitossi pieces.
Covered with a matte dark chocolate brown glaze, and decorated with a wonderful abstract modernist geometric pattern in red and orange glossy glazes.
Lovely simple elegant bottle form, making this a perfect table lamp but also a striking piece of sculptural vintage Italian pottery.

A Wonderful practical lighting / display pieces, and would look great in any 60’s, retro, vintage, mid century modern, modernist, minimal or contemporary interior. A Great addition to any collection of Bagni / Raymor / Italian / European art pottery or 20th century design.

In need of rewiring, will be sold as is for you to add fittings of your choice and suitable for your region, a very easy job that will make this a stunning functional lamp!

In Great Condition, a little wear on the top of the lamp, but this would be hidden by a new fitting and brass plate once rewired. also the underneath of the base has chips around the holes, not visible on display, could also be covered.

Measures 28.5 x 9.5 x 9.5cm / 11.25 x 3.75 x 3.75in.

Hand marked to the base 0 / 1415 ITALY.

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‘Rimini Blu’ triple vase, by Bitossi Ceramiche, Italy circa 1960’s

This is a Fantastic ‘Rimini Blu’ piece, by Bitossi Ceramiche, Italy circa 1960’s.

Striking form, the trio of cylindrical vases / pots are joined in a lovely cluster of alternating heights. Very sculptural, perfect for use as vases, as a desk tidy, pen / brush holder or as a centrepiece or to display in its own right.

A Fabulous design by Aldo Londi from the mid 1950’s, in the striking iconic ‘Rimini Blu’, With its alternating bands of impressed motifs resembling Arabesque or Runic patterns, it is influenced by the new trends in art and design in the mid century period. Beautiful glossy layered blue and turquoise glazes evoke the colours of the Mediterranean Sea.

A Wonderful, Rare and Unusual piece from one of the greatest designers and ceramicists of the 20th century.

Would look great in any 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, retro, vintage, mid century modern, modernist, minimal or contemporary interior. A Great addition to any collection of Bitossi / Italian / European art pottery or 20th century design.

In Excellent Condition, no marks, chips or scratches. Still bears the original paper label on the base ‘Made in Italy’.

Measures 15.5 x 11 x 11cm / 6 x 4.5 x 4.5in.

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