Pair of 1950's Rimini Blue Ceramic Table Lamps by Aldo Londi for Bitossi

Italy 1958

Stunning pair of handmade Rimini Blue table lamps signed on the bottom with cotton lampshades (size: 38 diam. x 35 H cm.). Two E27 light bulbs each.

Aldo Londi (1911-2003) was a painter, sculptor and primarily ceramist. He created objects that are still part of the history of Italian ceramics. He was born in Montelupo Fiorentino. At the age of eleven he started working for Fanciullacci’s manufacturing, where he could learn the traditional techniques in making pottery.

After the war, Londi kept on his work and became Art Director of the famous Bitossi family ceramics studio in Montelupo. By Londi’s new style, Bitossi production had a sudden transformation. The style of Londi promoted the production of new high quality objects realized by handcraft methods.

For Bitossi he designed his most famous lines of pottery such as ‘Rimini blu’, ‘Mondrian’, ‘Lobster’, ‘Sivilla’ and ‘E ... Displaying 750 of 1502 characters.

Aldo Londi was a tireless narrator of feelings and intuitions. A life turned to art: painter, sculptor and above all ceramist. Londi blends tradition and modernity to create a modern product. His natural predisposition to research allows him to undertake courageous explorations and define a new expressive lexicon, finding support and stimulus in the continuous experimentation he initiates with the chemical laboratory of the Colorobbia color factory.

Size: 16 Diam. x 89 H cm.



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Pair of 1950's Rimini Blue Ceramic Table Lamps by Aldo Londi for Bitossi