Utopia: Lost and Found /01 April 2008


Gaetano Pesce

Sansone table
Italy, 1980
cast resin with lacquer coating
77 w × 45½ d × 28½ h in (196 × 116 × 72 cm)

This early production example features a solid resin tabletop. Subsequent examples have tabletops of poured resin over an armature, diminishing the table's weight.

provenance: Marc-Andre Hubin, Paris | Private collection, Paris

literature: Gaetano Pesce: Architecture Design Art, Vanlaethem, pg. 77 Gaetano Pesce: Cinq Techniques Pour Le Verre/Experience Au C.I.R.V.A. pg. 203

estimate: $30,000–40,000
result: $36,000

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