Franco Albini PS16 Rocking Chaise circa 1945 elm, fabric, metal rings and rope Height: 70 cm. 27 9/16 in. Length: 176 cm. approx. 69 5/16 in. approx
Lot 87
Franco Albini
PS16 Rocking Chaise
circa 1945

elm, fabric, metal rings and rope

Height: 70 cm.
27 9/16 in.
Length: 176 cm. approx.
69 5/16 in. approx
Sold for £15,000 (US$ 25,212) inc. premium
Auction Details
Franco Albini PS16 Rocking Chaise circa 1945 elm, fabric, metal rings and rope Height: 70 cm. 27 9/16 in. Length: 176 cm. approx. 69 5/16 in. approx
Lot Details
Franco Albini
PS16 Rocking Chaise
circa 1945

elm, fabric, metal rings and rope

Height: 70 cm.
27 9/16 in.
Length: 176 cm. approx.
69 5/16 in. approx

Footnotes

  • The present lot, a rare early example of this design, pre-dates the modified version produced commercially by Poggi from 1956.

    Provenance
    A wedding gift to the previous owner (circa 1945)
    Thence by descent to the present owner

    Literature
    Charlotte and Peter Fiell, Domus Volume II: 1940-49, Cologne 2006, p. 226, another example illustrated in colour
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