Rare modular bookcase and unique stepladder, designed for a private residence, Como

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Como

  • Literature

    M. Rabbi, 'Modi architettonici del comasco Ico Parisi in due Realizzazioni romane', L'Architettura, cronaca e storia, no. 83, September 1962, p. 300
    Roberta Lietti, Ico Parisi Catalogue Raisonné, 1936-1960, Milan, 2017, pp. 406-07

  • Catalogue Essay

    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 modular bookcase and unique stepladder, designed for a private residence, Como

circa 1960
Wenge-veneered wood, wenge, brass.
Bookcase: 298 x 206 x 39.8 cm (117 3/8 x 81 1/8 x 15 5/8 in.) as shown
Stepladder: 59.5 x 36.2 x 61 cm (23 3/8 x 14 1/4 x 24 in.)

Manufactured by Brugnoli Mobili, Cantù, Italy.

Estimate
£12,000 - 18,000 

sold for £20,000

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

Important Design

London Auction 21 March 2019