Pietro Chiesa, ‘Picture frame and cigarette box, model no. 1132’, circa 1938, Phillips

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Picture frame: 12 x 19.5 cm (4 3/4 x 7 5/8 in.)
Cigarette box: 6 x 17 x 11.5 cm (2 3/8 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Underside of each impressed with manufacturer's mark FX.

Manufacturer: Fontana Arte, Milan, Italy

Sezione dell'oggetto', Domus, no. 221, July 1947, p. 71
'Rassegna Domus per natale', Domus, no. 373, December 1960, n.p., fig. 5 for the cigarette box
Quaderni Fontana Arte 6, Milan, 1964, n.p.
Franco Deboni, Fontana Arte: Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand, Turin, 2012, fig. 260

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