Lot No. 178


Two armchairs mod. no. 4801, designed by Joe Colombo


in 1963, for Kartell/ Italy, moulded plywood, cream-colour lacquer, unattached seat cushions with light-coloured textile covering. Height c. 58 cm, width c. 72 cm, depth c. 65 cm, height of seat c. 35 cm. (MHA).

An early plywood model.

Today, the Kartell company produces a plastic version. This model is also known as an “interlocking chair” because it consists of only three interconnected plywood elements and does not require any connecting metal parts.

Lit.:
Joe Colombo, cat. Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein 2005, p. 102/103, Ch.& P. Fiell, 1000 chairs, Cologne 1999, p. 413.

Specialist: Mathias Harnisch, MA Mathias Harnisch, MA
+43-1-515 60-242

Mathias.Harnisch@dorotheum.at

02.10.2019 - 16:00

Estimate:
EUR 3,600.- to EUR 5,000.-

Two armchairs mod. no. 4801, designed by Joe Colombo


in 1963, for Kartell/ Italy, moulded plywood, cream-colour lacquer, unattached seat cushions with light-coloured textile covering. Height c. 58 cm, width c. 72 cm, depth c. 65 cm, height of seat c. 35 cm. (MHA).

An early plywood model.

Today, the Kartell company produces a plastic version. This model is also known as an “interlocking chair” because it consists of only three interconnected plywood elements and does not require any connecting metal parts.

Lit.:
Joe Colombo, cat. Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein 2005, p. 102/103, Ch.& P. Fiell, 1000 chairs, Cologne 1999, p. 413.

Specialist: Mathias Harnisch, MA Mathias Harnisch, MA
+43-1-515 60-242

Mathias.Harnisch@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Design
Date: 02.10.2019 - 16:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 27.09. - 02.10.2019