Rare sofa, designed for the 'Prima Mostra Selettiva', Cantù

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Turin

  • Literature

    'Rassegna Domus', Domus, no. 313, December 1955, p. 33
    Prima mostra selettiva, Concorso internazionale del mobile, exh. cat., Cantù, 1955, p. XXVII
    Roberto Aloi, Mobili Tipo: Presentazione Dell'Arch. Agnoldomenico Pica, Milan, 1956, p. 108
    Tiziano Casartelli, La Selettiva del Mobile 1955-1975, Como, 2016, pp. 23, 42

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at 'La Mostra Selettiva del Mobile', Galleria Mobili d'Arte, Cantù, 17 September-5 October 1955.

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Rare sofa, designed for the 'Prima Mostra Selettiva', Cantù

circa 1955
Cherry wood, painted metal, fabric.
81 x 236 x 130 cm (31 7/8 x 92 7/8 x 51 1/8 in.)
Manufactured by La Permanente Mobili, Cantù, Italy.

Estimate
£8,000 - 12,000 

sold for £27,500

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

Important Design

London Auction 18 October 2018