The heir to a family of master blacksmiths for three generations, Filippo Quochi boasts a twenty-year experience in the iron-working field. His accurately detailed work and creative skills have transformed a job into an art form. He creates beautiful sculptures featuring plays of symmetry and balance and a great sense of proportion and beauty. Portions of oxidized or tarnished surface blend with smooth, polished or satin parts, generating an earthly and primitive feeling combined with an impression of marked modernity.
Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 12.30 pm and 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm, open on Saturday mornings by appointment
Piazzale XI Maggio, 24, Livorno - + 39 335 5339895 - http://filippoquochi.it/
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