Important Design Session 1 /09 December 2007


Pucci De Rossi

untitled (Cristoforo Colombo)
Italy, 1992
patinated copper, copper, mahogany, upholstery
31 w × 29 d × 48 h in (79 × 74 × 122 cm)

A tribute to the expeditions of Christopher Columbus and the discovery of the Americas, this throne folds in to resemble a travel case and the seat cushion lifts to reveal interior storage. Engraved signature to right handle: [Pucci De Rossi 1992 MKF A.G. Wunderhaus]. Engraved title to left handle: [Cristoforo Colombo 1492 A.D.].

provenance: Private collection, Munich

exhibited: Homage an Kolombus, 1992, Galerie Wunderhaus, Munich

estimate: $15,000–20,000

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