Important Design /14 December 2010

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Piero Fornasetti

cabinet

Fornasetti Milano
Italy, 1953 / 1992
hand-painted and lithographic transfer-printed wood, lacquered wood, brass
39¾ w x 22 d x 32¾ h in (101 x 56 x 83 cm)

This work is number one from the edition of eight. Signed to reverse: [Fornasetti - Milano Made in Italy N1 D18-92 N.R. Sas]. Signed with applied disc manufacturer's label to drawer: [Fornasetti Milano].

provenance: Sotheby's, New York, 8 June 2005, Lot 13 | Sebastian + Barquet, New York | Private collection, Florida

literature: Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams, Mauries, pg. 256

estimate: $20,000–30,000