Vanity | Wright

Wright-Vanity

Estimated value: 70,000-90,000 US$

Auction:
Important Italian Design

Sales date: 2005-12-06

Location:
Chicago

Lot number: 617

Design

Carlo Bugatti

Architonic id

4107327

Copper, parchment over wood, maple, mirrored glass, gold leaf
38 w x 19.5 d x 81 h
An excellent example of Bugatti's vellum covered furniture with extensively painted floral motifs. This form was exhibited in L'Exposition de Turin in 1902.
Literature:
Carlo-Rembrandt-Ettore-Jean Bugatti, Dejean, pg. 91 Carlo Bugatti au Musee d'Orsay, Masse, pg. 52, fig. 5.9