Important Italian Design /06 December 2005


Giulio Minoletti

side chairs from the ETR 300
Breda Ferrovia
Italy, 1949
lacquered metal, vinyl, leather
15½ w × 19 d × 32¼ h in (39 × 48 × 82 cm)

The ETR 300 was the electric train designed for the Italian State Railways and was one of the first streamlined train designs.

literature: Il Design Italiano Degli Anni '50, Branzi and De Lucchi, pg. 290

estimate: $5,000–7,000
result: $9,000

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