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Aldus

"Lantern" Candleholder, 2013

Onyx, glass, gilt-bronze
12 × 5 1/2 × 5 1/2 in
30.5 × 14 × 14 cm
Edition of 50
This is part of a limited edition set.
$9,200
location
New York
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Maison Gerard
New York
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Each of these lanterns is inscribed with a phrase in Latin, which when combined form an excerpt of …

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Each of these lanterns is inscribed with a phrase in Latin, which when combined form an excerpt of the text from the book Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, printed by Aldus Manutius in Venice in 1499. Manutius, the namesake for this collection, was known for his innovations in printing, including having introduced the idea …

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A collaboration between Achille Salvagni and Fabio Gnessi, Aldus aims to revive the aesthetic …

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A collaboration between Achille Salvagni and Fabio Gnessi, Aldus aims to revive the aesthetic ideals of Greek and Latin philosophy. They draw both name and inspiration from Renaissance scholar Aldus Manutius, whose publications remain to this day a remarkable compendium of the humanities. Manutius was deeply …

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Each of these lanterns is inscribed with a phrase in Latin, which when combined form an excerpt of …

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Each of these lanterns is inscribed with a phrase in Latin, which when combined form an excerpt of the text from the book Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, printed by Aldus Manutius in Venice in 1499. Manutius, the namesake for this collection, was known for his innovations in printing, including having introduced the idea …

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Stamped
Series
Lantern
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Maison Gerard; ALDUS SRL
Aldus
Italian
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A collaboration between Achille Salvagni and Fabio Gnessi, Aldus aims to revive the aesthetic …

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A collaboration between Achille Salvagni and Fabio Gnessi, Aldus aims to revive the aesthetic ideals of Greek and Latin philosophy. They draw both name and inspiration from Renaissance scholar Aldus Manutius, whose publications remain to this day a remarkable compendium of the humanities. Manutius was deeply …

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Aldus

"Lantern" Candleholder, 2013

Onyx, glass, gilt-bronze
12 × 5 1/2 × 5 1/2 in
30.5 × 14 × 14 cm
Edition of 50
This is part of a limited edition set.
$9,200
location
New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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