Franco Albini - Design New York Thursday, June 14, 2012 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, New Jersey

  • Literature

    Domus, no. 163, July 1941, Milan, front cover and pp. 9-17 for the sofa and armchairs in the artist’s apartment, Milan
    ‘L’appartamento di un professionita’ Domus, no. 208, April 1946, pp. 21-22 for a similar chair
    Antonio Piva and Vittorio Prina, Franco Albini: 1905-1977, Milan, 1998, pp. 145-47 for a discussion of the 7th Milan Triennale, 1940 where the artist first presented the armchair
    Giampiero Bosoni and Federico Bucci, Il Design E Gli Interni Di Franco Albini, Milan, 2009, p. 100 for a discussion on the evolution of the Fiorenza armchairs


Rare ‘Fiorenza’ sofa

ca. 1946
Fabric, walnut.
34 x 52 x 33 1/2 in (86.4 x 132.1 x 85.1 cm)
Manufactured by Cassina, Italy.

$10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for $30,000


15 June 2012
New York