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

SET OF TWELVE CHAIRS FOR THE LUTRARIO BALLROOM, CIRCA 1959

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CARLO MOLLINO (1905-1973)
Set of Twelve Chairs for the Lutrario Ballroom, circa 1959
produced by Doro, Cuneo, Italy
painted steel, brass, walnut-veneered bent plywood, leather and fabric upholstery
each: 29 ½ in. (74.9 cm.) high, 21 3/8 in. (55.2 cm.) wide, 23 in. (58.4 cm.) deep
each with producer's partial label
Provenance
Napoleone Doro, Cuneo, Italy
Pietro Cussino, Cuneo, acquired from the above, 1960
Thence by descent to the present owner
Literature
F. Ferrari, Carlo Mollino Cronaca, Turin, 1985, p. 140, fig. 234 for another example of this model
F. Ferrari, N. Ferrari, The Furniture of Carlo Mollino, New York, 2006, pp. 153, 231 for other examples of this model, pp. 154-155 for other examples of this model in the Lutrario Ballroom, Turin
F. Ferrari, N. Ferrari, Carlo Mollino Arabesques, exhibition catalogue, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Milan, 2007, pp. 95-96 for other examples of this model
Special notice

Please note this lot will be moved to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services (CFASS in Red Hook, Brooklyn) at 5pm on the last day of the sale. Lots may not be collected during the day of their move to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services. Please consult the Lot Collection Notice for collection information. This sheet is available from the Bidder Registration staff, Purchaser Payments or the Packing Desk and will be sent with your invoice.

Lot Essay


The chairs will be sold together with certificates of authenticity from Museo Casa Mollino and are registered in the Museo Casa Mollino archives under numbers CM-267-6, CM-267-8, CM-267-10, CM-267-11, CM-267-12, CM-267-13, CM-267-14, CM-267-16, CM-267-17, CM-267-21, CM-267-22, CM-267-24.
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