Pair of Maldive centerpieces for Danese

Italy 1960s.
These pieces are working prototypes.
Provenance: workshop of the metalworker that was manufacturing this piece for Danese.
Both stamped with Danese mark, one bearing an additional stamped mark by the metalworker.

Welded nickel-plated brass.
Conditions: although both have never been used, they have some welding spots from when they were being made as in pictures.

Dimensions (H x W x D):
4 x 19 x 19 cm; 6 x 26 x 27 cm / 1,6 x 7,5 x 7,5 in; 2,4 x 10,2 x 10,6 in

- Domus n. 381 (August 1961).