This hand-carved pumpkin shaped box was crafted in the Florence workshop of Guglielmo Pecorini. Burned stamp on bottom stating "G Pecorini" and "Made In Italy." Box measures 8" in diameter x 5.75" Considered one of Italy's mid-century modernist leaders - Guglielmo Pecorini's innovative furniture designs were lauded worldwide in the late thirties. After World War Two his work was featured in the seminal Italian modern design exhibit - "Italy At Work" staged at the Brooklyn Museum in 1950. Concurrently an "Italy At Work" shop was housed in Lord & Taylor's Fifth Avenue flagship. Offering a selection of goods including this G. Pecorini box. Comparable hand-carved wooden Pecorini boxes currently sell for as much as $3500 on other websites. Making this box both a unique treasure and phenomenal value.
SOLD: Guglielmo Pecorini Carved Pumpkin Box
This carved box is in VERY GOOD vintage condition. Has some minor" dings" and surface scratches that are of no consequence.