CARLO MOLLINO (1905-1973)
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CARLO MOLLINO (1905-1973)


CARLO MOLLINO (1905-1973)
A table, designed 1953
executed by Ettore Canali, Casa del Sole, Cervinia, oak, brass bolts, laminate-veneered surface
31 3/8 high x 39 ½ x 31 ½ in. deep (80 x 100 x 80 cm.)
Casa del Sole, Cervinia, Italy;
Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago;
Aquired by the present owner from the above, 1998.
Other examples of these models illustrated:
I. De Guttry. M. P. Maino, Il Mobile Italiano degli Anni ’40 e ’50, Rome 1992, p. 214, pl. 22;
R. Colombari, Carlo Mollino, Furniture Catalogue, Milan 2005, p. 53, no. 83;
F. Ferrari, N. Ferrari, The Furniture of Carlo Mollino, London 2006, pp. 204-206, 230;
F. Ferrari, N. Ferrari, Carlo Mollino: Arabesques, Verona 2006, p. 107, pl. 173-174;
N. Ferrari, Mollino: Casa del Sole, Turin 2007, p. 95.
Examples of this model shown Carlo Mollino: Arabesque, 20 September 2006-7 January 2007, Galleria Civica D'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy.
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The present table is registered in the library of the Museo Casa Mollino, Turin, as number 432-1

Christie’s wishes to thank Fulvio Ferrari and Napoleone Ferrari, Museo Casa Mollino, Turin, for their assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.

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