• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 7838

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    21 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 130

    ARCHIZOOM ASSOCIATI (1966-1974)

    SAFARI SEATING ENVIRONMENT, DESIGNED 1968

    Price Realised  

    ARCHIZOOM ASSOCIATI (1966-1974)
    SAFARI SEATING ENVIRONMENT, DESIGNED 1968
    limited serial production by Poltronova, four white-lacquered fibreglass sections, each with scalloped seating areas, upholstered in padded synthetic leopard-skin, with corresponding carpet
    23 in. (60 cm.) high; 100 in. (254 cm.) wide; 84 in. (214 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Natalia Aspesi, Italy; Galleria Colombari, Italy; Private Collection, France; Wright, Utopia: Lost And Found; Works from and Important Private Collection, 1st April 2008, lot 816; Private Collection, Europe


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
    Lots 130-133


    Literature

    E. Ambasz, (ed.), Italy: The New Domestic Landscape, MoMA, New York, 1972, p. 108 (example ilustrated)
    A. Branzi, The Hot House: Italian New Wave Design, London, 1984, p. 75 (example illustrated)