Utopia: Lost and Found /01 April 2008


Gaetano Pesce

UP3 chair
C & B Italia
Italy, 1969
stretch fabric over polyurethane foam and rubber
37½ w × 36 d × 27 h in (95 × 91 × 69 cm)

This early example is upholstered in original JSA Tessuti d'Arte fabric designed by Gaetano Pesce.

provenance: Private collection, Paris

literature: Gaetano Pesce Architecture Design Art, Vanlaethem, pg. 52 discusses the UP series Repertorio 1950-1980, Gramigna, pg. 288

estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $11,400

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