Important Italian Design /06 December 2005

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Carlo Bugatti

vanity
Italy, 1902
copper, parchment over wood, maple, mirrored glass, gold leaf
38 w × 19½ d × 81 h in (97 × 50 × 206 cm)

An excellent example of Bugatti's vellum covered furniture with extensively painted floral motifs. This form was exhibited in L'Exposition de Turin in 1902.

literature: Carlo-Rembrandt-Ettore-Jean Bugatti, Dejean, pg. 91Carlo Bugatti au Musee d'Orsay, Masse, pg. 52, fig. 5.9

estimate: $70,000–90,000

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