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Lot No. 197


A “Combi Center” storage unit, designed by Joe Colombo


c. 1963, for Bernini, Italy, rosewood, walnut massive and veneer, aluminium sliding doors, on castors, with label: BERNINI/Made in Italy, height 58.5 cm, diameter 85 cm. (DRAX)

The “Combi Center” programme was first presented in 1996, at the Milan Triennial, as a multifunctional furniture concept that was characterised by openness and flexibility.

Lit.:
“Una Torre Mobile e Scomponibile”, in: Domus, March 1966, pp. 30/31 (comparable example); G. Gramigna, Repertorio del Design Italiano, Turin 2003, vol. 1, p. 210; I. Favata, Joe Colombo and Italian Design of the Sixties, Cambridge 1988, p. 66 (comparable example); Joe Colombo. Inventing the Future, Vitra Desing Museum, Weil am Rhein 2005, p. 150.

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

gerti.draxler@dorotheum.at

05.06.2014 - 18:00

Estimate:
EUR 5,000.- to EUR 7,000.-

A “Combi Center” storage unit, designed by Joe Colombo


c. 1963, for Bernini, Italy, rosewood, walnut massive and veneer, aluminium sliding doors, on castors, with label: BERNINI/Made in Italy, height 58.5 cm, diameter 85 cm. (DRAX)

The “Combi Center” programme was first presented in 1996, at the Milan Triennial, as a multifunctional furniture concept that was characterised by openness and flexibility.

Lit.:
“Una Torre Mobile e Scomponibile”, in: Domus, March 1966, pp. 30/31 (comparable example); G. Gramigna, Repertorio del Design Italiano, Turin 2003, vol. 1, p. 210; I. Favata, Joe Colombo and Italian Design of the Sixties, Cambridge 1988, p. 66 (comparable example); Joe Colombo. Inventing the Future, Vitra Desing Museum, Weil am Rhein 2005, p. 150.

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

gerti.draxler@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Design
Date: 05.06.2014 - 18:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 30.05. - 05.06.2014