Description: Le Mani or The hands. A silver plated sculpture of two hands designed by Gio Ponti for Sabattini. One hand with 5 the other with 6 fingers. Artist: Gio Ponti Maker: Christofle. Signature/ Marks : Christofle, Mark OC, Artist signature: Gio Ponti, Lino Sabattini fecit 178 Numbered 156/999Style: Seventies.Date: Desiged in 1978 First edition produced by Sabattini. This is the limited edition produced by Maison Christofle in 2008. Material: Silver plated metal. Origin: France. Size: H. 35 cm x L. 10 cm. x W. 7 cm. H.13.8 inch x L. 3.9 inch. x W. 2.7 inch. Condition: Very good original condition, light minor scratches, normal wear consistent with age. Literature: This model is illustrated in “L’Artidesign” il caso Sabattini, by Filippo Alison and Renato de Fusco, Electa Napoli. Metalkunst vom Jugendstil zur Moderne, Karl H. Bröhan, Bröhan Museum Berlin. 150 ans d’orfèvrerie Christofle, Chêne, Hachette. “The world of Art Deco” by Bevis Hillier. Dutton, New York.