Estimated value: 14.000-16.000 GBP
Designed by Architects
Sales date: 2003-10-08
Lot number: 78
Designed 1947, executed by Brugnoli, white-lacquered maple, bronze, the wool beadspread and cushion cover attributed to Missoni.
44in. (112cm.) height; 701⁄2in. (179cm.) width; 191⁄2in. (49.5cm.) depth - the headboard
The example offered was one of two, one in walnut, one in maple, that were manufactured in 1947. In 1973 Ponti modified this example specifically for its inclusion in the Cantù exhibition. The walnut example was acquired by a private collector in 1972.
Lit: Giuseppe Furlanis (ed.), Esperienze di Design in Cantù