Leaf-Shaped Bowl - Foglia - by Lino Sabattini for Christofle France

Leaf-Shaped Bowl - Foglia - by Lino Sabattini for Christofle France

This elegant leaf-shaped bowl – Foglia – was designed by the Italian artist Lino Sabattini for Christofle in France.
It can be dated in the 1950s.
In the 1920s, Christofle created ‘Gallia’, a new alloy similar to pewter, but more durable and less expensive to manufacture and plate.
Since the 1930s Christofle attracted well-known designers such as Gio Ponti, Lino Sabatini, Tapio Wirkkala, Gae Aulenti, …
The Foglia was designed by Lino Sabatini. It is an elegant design in silver-plated metal.
The overall condition is very good. On the detail photo’s you see some small scratches, normal for its age and use.
The Foglia is marked.

Dimensions (cm):
12(l) x 24(w) x 5(h)
Period:
1950s
Origin:
France

Item is available

Specifications

Manufacturer
Christofle France
Materials
Silver-plated
Dimensions (cm)
12(l) x 24(w) x 5(h)
Period
1950s
Origin
France
Condition
Very good
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