Piero Fornasetti (Italian, 1913-1988) A Coffee Table, the base designed 1930s

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Lot 109
Piero Fornasetti (Italian, 1913-1988)
A Coffee Table, the base designed 1930s

£ 3,000 - 4,000
US$ 3,900 - 5,100
Amended
Piero Fornasetti (Italian, 1913-1988)
A Coffee Table, the base designed 1930s
the kidney-shaped glass top balanced on the bent wood support applied with laminate lithographically printed on both sides with the 'Procuratie Nuove' motif, the edges finished with a smooth lacquer, this example produced circa 2005
the base 114cm x 60cm, the glass top 155cm long

Footnotes

  • The vendor commissioned the table (base only) directly from the Fornasetti Atelier in Milan. It is not a model in production. The top was subsequently added the current owner.

    A similar model (with a different shaped top) is illustrated in Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams, Patrick Mauries, Thames and Hudson, London, 1991, p. 105.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note the date of design is 1980, not the 1930s as stated online and in the catalogue.
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