Italy & U.S. The Compagnia Nazionale Artigiana, 1950. First Edition. Soft Cover with Dustjacket. Very Good. Item #027293
66 pages of text, followed by plates section in black and white. Included are several of the more prominent Italian designers of the time with their photographs & biographical details along with examples of their work: Fabrizio Clerici, Luigi Consenza, Roberto Menghi, Carlo Mollino, Gio Pointi. A general Appendix of designers and producers in their appropriate sections - furniture, intarsia decoration, ceramics, glass, metalwork and enamels, hard stone (pietra dura) and mosaic, costume jewelry and accessories, textiles and embroideries, strawwork, toys, industrial design and miscellaneous. Foreword by Walter Dorwin Teague; this is the catalog of an exhibition that toured several U.S. institutions at mid-20th century. Approx. 8" x 10" size; dustjacket over illustrated stiff paper wraps; dustjacket with a few chips at back and at spine; volume clean and with light wear; in very good condition.