London, South Kensington
28 October 2014
PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988)
AN 'ARCHITETTURA' TRUMEAU CABINET, ORIGINALLY DESIGNED 1951, EXECUTED 1988-1989
produced by Atelier Fornasetti, lithographically-decorated surfaces, the interior fitted with glass shelves and internal lighting
81 ¾ in. (228 cm.) high; 32 ¼ in. (82 cm.) wide; 16 ¼ in. (41 cm.) deep
Fornasetti label to drawer
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Similar example illustrated:
B. Fornasetti, Piero Fornasetti, Cento Anni di Follia Pratica, exh. cat., Milan, 2013; p. 175;
P. Mauriès, Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams, London, 1991, p. 100.
All sold and unsold lots marked with a filled square in the catalogue that are not cleared from Christie’s by 5:00 pm on the day of the sale, and all sold and unsold lots not cleared from Christie’s by 5:00 pm on the fifth Friday following the sale, will be removed to the warehouse of ‘Cadogan Tate’. Please note that there will be no charge to purchasers who collect their lots within two weeks of this sale.
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