Designed by Davide G. Aquini
The collection of hooks celebrates the Venetian tradition of wood inlays, which from the small town of Lendinara, now in the province of Rovigo, it has spread throughout Europe. The detailed inlaid scenes are reworked by details of ancient works and enclosed by a precious brass edge.
The collection comes in two di different illustration.
Botanica, which the floral decorations are inspired by the furniture collection of the Zuckermann Museum in Padua. The botanical repertory from the 17th century, proves the close trade and cultural relationship between Venice and Flanders.
Bisantio, a reworking of a detail of the Tessellatum mosaic floor in Saint Mark's Basilica in Venice, representing a peacock. The detail of his tail becomes a contemporary art nouveau pattern by the unexpected flavor.
Each line includes two size wooden hooks and a mirror hook.
ø9,5 and 17cm
Genesini Lorenzo, named Lorenzo da Lendinara, was a popular wood engraver and inlayer in the middle of 15th century. He got influence from the Italian perspective master Piero della Francesca met in Ferrara, that gave him popularity in the North of Italy cause the knowlege of wood inlay technique used to decorate churches and furnitures.