Lot No. 14


A "Combi Centre" shelving tower, designed by Joe Colombo,


A "Combi Centre" shelving tower, designed by Joe Colombo, - Design

1963, for Bernini, Italy, solid walnut, veneered, cylindrical shelving unit arranged in five rows, aluminium sliding doors, on castors, ceiling light, Bernini paper label, height 180 cm, diameter 85 cm. (DRAX)

Original condition. Rare version with lamp element.

Provenance: private ownership, Austria.

Lit.: "Una Torre Mobile e Scomponibile", Domus, March 1966, pp. 30/31 - G. Gramigna, Repertorio del Design Italiano 1950/1989, Milan 1985, p. 210 - J. Favata, Joe Colombo and Italian Design of the Sixties, Cambridge 1988, p. 66 - J. Favata, Joe Colombo Designer 1930-1971, Milan 1988, pp. 66/67 - M. Kries, Joe Colombo. Inventing the Future, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein 2005, pp. 150/51.

Specialist: Dr. Gerti Draxler Dr. Gerti Draxler
+43-1-515 60-226

gerti.draxler@dorotheum.at

20.05.2015 - 18:00

Realized price: **
EUR 12,500.-
Estimate:
EUR 10,000.- to EUR 15,000.-

A "Combi Centre" shelving tower, designed by Joe Colombo,


1963, for Bernini, Italy, solid walnut, veneered, cylindrical shelving unit arranged in five rows, aluminium sliding doors, on castors, ceiling light, Bernini paper label, height 180 cm, diameter 85 cm. (DRAX)

Original condition. Rare version with lamp element.

Provenance: private ownership, Austria.

Lit.: "Una Torre Mobile e Scomponibile", Domus, March 1966, pp. 30/31 - G. Gramigna, Repertorio del Design Italiano 1950/1989, Milan 1985, p. 210 - J. Favata, Joe Colombo and Italian Design of the Sixties, Cambridge 1988, p. 66 - J. Favata, Joe Colombo Designer 1930-1971, Milan 1988, pp. 66/67 - M. Kries, Joe Colombo. Inventing the Future, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein 2005, pp. 150/51.

Specialist: Dr. Gerti Draxler Dr. Gerti Draxler
+43-1-515 60-226

gerti.draxler@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Design
Date: 20.05.2015 - 18:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 13.05. - 20.05.2015


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