Modernist 20th Century /06 June 2004


Ico Parisi

prototype bar cart
made in Italy for Singer
Italy, c. 1952
French walnut, brass, glass
37 w × 16½ d × 29½ h in (94 × 42 × 75 cm)

This cart was designed and made by Ico Parisi as a prototype for potential distribution by Singer in the United States. The cart was not developed as a manufactured piece and is unique. Singer and Sons imported and manufactured many designs by Carlo Mollino, Ico Parisi, Carlo di Carli and Gio Ponti in the early 1950s.

provenance: Singer Family Collection, New York

estimate: $8,000–10,000

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