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PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988)
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PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988)

A 'LIBRI E OGGETTI SPARSI' DESK AND A ''MUSICALE' CHAIR, ORIGINALLY DESIGNED 1951, EXECUTED 1988-1989

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PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988)
A 'LIBRI E OGGETTI SPARSI' DESK AND A ''MUSICALE' CHAIR, ORIGINALLY DESIGNED 1951, EXECUTED 1988-1989
produced by Ateliers Fornasetti, lithographically-decorated wood, brass and enamelled metal
desk: 32 in. (81 cm.) high; 47 ¼ in. (120 cm.) wide; 23 ¾ in. (60.5 cm.) deep;
chair: 37 ¾ in. (96 cm.) high; 16 in. (40.5 cm.) wide; 17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) deep
signed in lithography Fornasetti, Milano, Made in Italy, 1989 to top; the chair with Fornasetti label to underside
Literature
Similar example of the chair illustrated:
P. Mauriès, Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams, London, 1991, p. 167.
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