Piero Fornasetti - Design New York Tuesday, December 13, 2011 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Patrick Mauriès, Fornasetti Designer of Dreams, London, 1991, p. 256 Mariuccia Casadio and Barnaba Fornasetti, Fornasetti: I. L’artista alchimista, Milan, 2009, p. 266, fig. 42 Mariuccia Casadio and Barnaba Fornasetti, Fornasetti: II. La bottega fantastica, Milan, 2009, pp. 378-79, figs. 83-85 Piero and Barnaba Fornasetti, Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, New York, 2010, pp. 370-371

  • Catalogue Essay

    Barnaba Fornasetti has confirmed that the present example dates from the 1950s.


Early “Leopardo” chest of drawers

ca. 1953
Lithographic transfer-printed wood, brass, painted wood.
33 x 39 x 22 in. (83.8 x 99.1 x 55.9 cm)
Produced by Fornasetti, Italy. Interior of top drawer with plastic roundel impressed with logo and “FORNASETTI/MILANO.”

$24,000 - 28,000 

Sold for $86,500


14 December 2011
New York