'Poltrona di Proust' armchair

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  • Provenance

    Christie's, Monaco, 'Arts Décoratifs du XXème Siècle', 25 June 1989, lot 42
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Albrecht Bangert, Italian Furniture Design: Ideas Styles Movements, Munich, 1988, pp. 63, 65, 116
    Glenn Adamson and Jane Pavitt, eds., Postmodernism: Style and Subversion, 1970-1990, exh. cat., Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2011, p. 41

  • Catalogue Essay

    Phillips woudl like to Beatrice Felis from the Atelier Mendini for her assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.

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'Poltrona di Proust' armchair

1985-1988
Painted fabric, painted wood.
108 x 102 x 90 cm (42 1/2 x 40 1/8 x 35 3/8 in.)
Hand-painted by Francesco Migliaccio.

Estimate
£20,000 - 30,000 

Contact Specialist
Sofia Sayn-Wittgenstein
Specialist
+44 207 901 7926

Design

London Auction 20 September 2017