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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Lugano
    Thence by descent to the present owner

  • Literature

    'Una nuova libreria di Gardella', Domus, no. 321, August 1956, p. 48
    'Alla XI Triennale di Milano', Domus, no. 337, December 1957, p. 20
    Giuliana Gramigna, Repertorio 1950/1980, Milan, 1985, p. 92
    Andrea Branzi and Michele De Lucchi, eds., Il Design Italiano Degli Anni ’50, Milan, 1985, p. 123, fig. 377

219

Wall-mounted 'Lib 2' modular bookcase

circa 1955
Mahogany, mahogany-veneered wood, painted steel, brass.
220 x 130.3 x 30 cm (86 5/8 x 51 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
Manufactured by Azucena, Milan, Italy.

Estimate
£4,000 - 6,000 Ω

Sold for £23,750

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta e Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019

Design

London Auction 21 September 2016