Rare 'Uovo' chair, model no. 813

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Monaco

  • Literature

    'Mobili italiani per l'America', Domus, no. 292, March 1954, p. 66
    Roberto Aloi, Mobili Tipo: Presentazione Dell'Arch. Agnoldomenico Pica, Milan, 1956, p. 219
    Roberta Lietti, Ico Parisi Catalogue Raisonné, 1936-1960, Milan, 2017, pp. 516-17

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the X Milan Triennale, 1954.

    Phillips wishes to thank Roberta Lietti of the Archivio del Design di Ico Parisi for her assistance cataloguing the present lot.

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Rare 'Uovo' chair, model no. 813

circa 1953
Fabric, painted iron.
81.5 x 79 x 74 cm (32 1/8 x 31 1/8 x 29 1/8 in.)
Manufactured by Cassina, Meda, Italy.

Estimate
£6,000 - 8,000 

sold for £75,000

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta E Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019
mhortaecosta@phillips.com

Important Design

London Auction 21 March 2019