17 October 2018
OSVALDO BORSANI (1911-1985)
A ‘Triennale’ dining suite, designed 1951
manufactured by Arredamenti Borsani, Varedo, Italy, comprising a dining table, model 7969, and a set of six dining chairs, model 7388, mahogany, mahogany veneer, stained walnut, upholstery
table 30 high x 27 in. diameter (76 x 127 cm.)
each chair 34 7/8 high x 17 ½ wide x 20 ½ in. deep (88.5 x 44.5 x 52 cm.)
underside of chairs with impressed Roman numbers 12, 16, 23, 31, 36, 45
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Other examples of this model illustrated:
G. Bosoni, Osvaldo Borsani, architect, designer, entrepreneur, Milan, 2018, p. 365 (chairs) and p. 374 (table).
Examples of the side chair were first exhibited at the IX Triennale, Milan, 1951.
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