Tawaraya | Wright

Wright-Tawaraya

Estimated value: 10,000-15,000 US$

Reached Price : 10,500 US$

Auction:
Important Italian Design

Sales date: 2006-12-05

Location:
Chicago

Lot number: 667

Design

Masanori Umeda
Manufacturer Memphis

Architonic id

4106826

Lacquered wood, laminate, chrome-plated steel, glass, woven straw
108 w x 108 d x 66 h
Umeda evokes the tranquility of Japanese decor with the tatami mats and the use of rectilinear lines, while the boxing ring form evokes a sense of confrontation.
Literature:
Memphis: Objects, Furniture, and Patterns, Horn, pg. 75 Memphis: Research, Experiences, Result, Failures and Successes of New Design, Radice, ppg. 80-81