Lot No. 221


A rare “Libro” seating object, designed by Gianni Pareschi & Umberto Orsoni


(Gruppo DAM - Designer Associati Milano) in 1970, for Gruppo Industriale Busnelli, Italy, adjustable construction consisting of a grey lacquered aluminium frame, canvas, polyurethane foam in the form of an open book, synthetic leather covering. Height c. 89 cm, length c. 130 cm, width c. 80 cm. (MHA)

The page-like elements can be “turned” in order to create seating positions at different heights.

Lit.:
P. Decelle, D. Hennebert, P. Loze, L’utopie du tout plastique, Norma Editions, 1994, p. 102; A. Bangert, Italian Furniture Design, Munich 1988, p. 47, p. 98, ill. 44

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

Mathias.Harnisch@dorotheum.at

02.10.2019 - 16:00

Estimate:
EUR 4,000.- to EUR 6,000.-

A rare “Libro” seating object, designed by Gianni Pareschi & Umberto Orsoni


(Gruppo DAM - Designer Associati Milano) in 1970, for Gruppo Industriale Busnelli, Italy, adjustable construction consisting of a grey lacquered aluminium frame, canvas, polyurethane foam in the form of an open book, synthetic leather covering. Height c. 89 cm, length c. 130 cm, width c. 80 cm. (MHA)

The page-like elements can be “turned” in order to create seating positions at different heights.

Lit.:
P. Decelle, D. Hennebert, P. Loze, L’utopie du tout plastique, Norma Editions, 1994, p. 102; A. Bangert, Italian Furniture Design, Munich 1988, p. 47, p. 98, ill. 44

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