Ilmari Tapiovaara - Design New York Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Domus, no. 444, November 1966, n.p., for an advertisement showing other examples from the series

  • Catalogue Essay

    Beginning in the mid-1950s, Ilmari Tapiovaara collaborated with the Italian manufacturer La Permanente Mobili to produce a variety of furniture designs which were exhibited at the annual “Selettiva” competitions in Cantù. This partnership continued into the 1960s, as evidenced by a number of advertisements that appeared in Domus in the period.


Rare sideboard

circa 1966
Teak, brass, patinated brass, fabric.
36 1/2 x 64 3/4 x 22 1/4 in. (92.7 x 164.5 x 56.5 cm)
Manufactured by La Permanente Mobili, Cantù, Italy.

$10,000 - 15,000 

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New York Auction 6 June 2017