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Lot No. 172


A Chair Mod. Lambda, designed by Marco Zanuso and Richard Sapper


in around 1960, for Gavina, Bologna, Italy, four-legged construction made of punched, moulded red lacquered sheet steel. Dimensions: height c. 78 cm, width c. 39 cm, depth c. 43 cm. (MHA)

The first plans for this design were made as early as 1960 by Marco Zanuso together with Richard Sapper. It is considered to be the forerunner of the subsequently mass-produced plastic chairs. At that time, mass production of similar plastic furniture was not yet possible.

Lit.:
Burkhardt, Marco Zanuso, Federico Motta Editore, Milan, 1994, pp. 92–97; De Giorgi, Marco Zanuso Architetto, Skira, Milan, 1999, pp. 96–99; Gramigna, 1950/1980 Repertorio, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Milan, 1985/2001, p. 194

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

Mathias.Harnisch@dorotheum.at

06.10.2021 - 15:57

Estimate:
EUR 500.- to EUR 700.-

A Chair Mod. Lambda, designed by Marco Zanuso and Richard Sapper


in around 1960, for Gavina, Bologna, Italy, four-legged construction made of punched, moulded red lacquered sheet steel. Dimensions: height c. 78 cm, width c. 39 cm, depth c. 43 cm. (MHA)

The first plans for this design were made as early as 1960 by Marco Zanuso together with Richard Sapper. It is considered to be the forerunner of the subsequently mass-produced plastic chairs. At that time, mass production of similar plastic furniture was not yet possible.

Lit.:
Burkhardt, Marco Zanuso, Federico Motta Editore, Milan, 1994, pp. 92–97; De Giorgi, Marco Zanuso Architetto, Skira, Milan, 1999, pp. 96–99; Gramigna, 1950/1980 Repertorio, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Milan, 1985/2001, p. 194

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

Mathias.Harnisch@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Design
Date: 06.10.2021 - 15:57
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 01.10. - 06.10.2021