‘Lerici’ modular bookcase

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Como

  • Literature

    ‘Una nuova produzione italiana di serie’, Domus, no. 351, February 1959, p. 47
    Roberto Aloi, Esempi Di Arredamento Moderno Di Tutto Il Mondo, Settima Serie, Milan, 1964, p. 265
    Irene de Guttry and Maria Paola Maino, Il Mobile Italiano Degli Anni '40 e '50, Bari, 1992, p. 227
    Roberta Lietti, Ico Parisi Catalogue Raisonné, 1936-1960, Milan, 2017, pp. 563-64

  • 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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‘Lerici’ modular bookcase

circa 1958
Teak-veneered wood, teak, nickel-plated brass, painted steel, steel.
As shown: 286 x 234.8 x 44.7 cm (112 5/8 x 92 1/2 x 17 5/8 in.)
Manufactured by MIM, Rome, Italy. Each lower leg and corners of two shelves with manufacturer's label printed mIm/ROMA.

Estimate
£18,000 - 24,000 

sold for £30,000

Contact Specialist
Antonia King
Interim Head of Sale
+44 20 7901 7944
antonia.king@phillips.com

Design

London Auction 17 October 2019