Important Italian Design /06 December 2005


Ico Parisi

Italy, c. 1951
walnut, glass, brass
62 w × 20 d × 115 h in (157 × 51 × 292 cm)

Adjustable system is created through Parisi's use of beveled supports and angular, adjustable shelving. This form is reminiscent of the library system Parisi designed for the IX Triennale di Milano (1951).

provenance: Rossella Colombari, Milano

literature: Storia del Disengo Industriale Italiano, Pansera, pg. 133Ico Parisi: La Casa, Gualdoni, pg. 95

estimate: $30,000–40,000
result: $28,800

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