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Pair of Italian Rationalist Movement Chairs, Italy, 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Pair of Italian rationalist movement chairs, Italy, 1930s Light grey paint and yellow velvet.
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Italian Rationalist Loveseat in Wood and Rattan
Located in Milano, IT
Beautiful loveseat from the Italian rationalist period of the 1920s. The loveseat was made from
Category

Vintage 1920s Italian Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Rattan, Wood

  • Italian Rationalist Loveseat in Wood and Rattan
  • Italian Rationalist Loveseat in Wood and Rattan
  • Italian Rationalist Loveseat in Wood and Rattan
  • Italian Rationalist Loveseat in Wood and Rattan
H 29.53 in. W 42.92 in. D 27.56 in.
Italian Rationalist Adjustable Wooden Lounge Chair, Italy 1940s
Located in Milan, IT
Italian Rationalist adjustable wooden lounge chair, Italy 1940s Measurements when opened 125 x 66
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Bauhaus Club Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Oak

Italian Rationalist round dining table in Brass, Iron and Slate
By Franco Albini
Located in Milan, IT
Italian Rationalist round dining table in Brass, Iron, and Slate
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

Materials

Slate, Brass, Iron

Architects Asnago & Vender Italian Rationalist Cabinet, Italy 1940s
By Mario Asnago
Located in Milan, IT
Strada / Cesano Maderno Italy 1941. The Architects duo Asnago & Vender are regarded as Italy's masters
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Modern Cabinets

Materials

Nickel

Italian Rationalist Nickel Plated Metal & aluminum Luminator Floor Lamp, 1940s
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This Luminator/floor lamp was designed and produced in Italy around the 1940s. It is made from
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Floor Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass, Nickel

Pair of Italian Rationalist Nightstands or End Tables in Style of Terragni, 1930
By Giuseppe Terragni
Located in New York, NY
Elegant, sober pair of double level Italian Mid-Century Modern / Rationalist School nightstands
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Glass, Fruitwood

Rationalist Italian Sideboard in Walnut Wood and Bakelite
By Italian school XX ct.
Located in Milano, IT
Small Italian sideboard from the rationalist era of the 1920s. The sideboard can also be
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Vintage 1920s Italian Art Deco Credenzas

Materials

Bakelite, Walnut

Italian Modern Rationalist Credenza, Vittorio Dassi Attributable in Rosewood
By Vittorio Dassi
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Midcentury Italian Rationalist credenza, external in rosewood with inlaid maple and interior in
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Brass

Rationalist Italian Wood and Steel Living Room Wardrobe
Located in Milano, IT
Elegant and large living room cabinet from the Italian Rationalist period of the 1920s. It can also
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Vintage 1920s Italian Art Deco Cabinets

Materials

Steel

Rare Italian Art Deco Armchair by Ernesto Lapadula in Purple Velvet
By Ernesto Lapadula
Located in Milano, IT
also be classified of the Italian Rationalist period (an architectural current that developed in Italy
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Walnut

Kartell Eur Stool in Gray by Fabio Novembre
By Kartell, Fabio Novembre
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Italian rationalist architecture of the 1930s and 1940s. The stool can be multi-purposed as seat or
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Stools

Materials

Plastic

  • Kartell Eur Stool in Gray by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in Gray by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in Gray by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in Gray by Fabio Novembre
H 17.75 in. W 14.25 in. D 14.25 in.
Kartell Eur Stool in White by Fabio Novembre
By Kartell, Fabio Novembre
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Italian rationalist architecture of the 1930s and 1940s. The stool can be multi-purposed as seat or
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Stools

Materials

Plastic

  • Kartell Eur Stool in White by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in White by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in White by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in White by Fabio Novembre
H 17.75 in. W 14.25 in. D 14.25 in.
Kartell Eur Stool in Earth Red by Fabio Novembre
By Kartell, Fabio Novembre
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Italian rationalist architecture of the 1930s and 1940s. The stool can be multi-purposed as seat or
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Stools

Materials

Plastic

  • Kartell Eur Stool in Earth Red by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in Earth Red by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in Earth Red by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in Earth Red by Fabio Novembre
H 17.75 in. W 14.25 in. D 14.25 in.
Kartell Eur Stool in Dove Gray by Fabio Novembre
By Kartell, Fabio Novembre
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Italian rationalist architecture of the 1930s and 1940s. The stool can be multi-purposed as seat or
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Stools

Materials

Plastic

  • Kartell Eur Stool in Dove Gray by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in Dove Gray by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in Dove Gray by Fabio Novembre
  • Kartell Eur Stool in Dove Gray by Fabio Novembre
H 17.75 in. W 14.25 in. D 14.25 in.
21st Century Emel Bookcase Rosewood Polished Brass by Malabar
Located in RIO TINTO, PT
The Emel modern bookcase follows the strict design directives given by the famed Italian
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Italian Mid-Century Rationalist Console in Briarwood
Located in Milano, IT
Beautiful rationalist briarwood console table of fine Italian manufacture from the 1950s. The
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

Materials

Glass, Walnut

  • Italian Mid-Century Rationalist Console in Briarwood
  • Italian Mid-Century Rationalist Console in Briarwood
  • Italian Mid-Century Rationalist Console in Briarwood
  • Italian Mid-Century Rationalist Console in Briarwood
H 21.66 in. W 47.45 in. D 15.75 in.
Pietro Lingeri Desk in Briar Root Veneer
By Pietro Lingeri
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pietro Lingeri, desk, briar root veneer, glass, brass, metal, Italy, 1930s This rationalist desk
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass

  • Pietro Lingeri Desk in Briar Root Veneer
  • Pietro Lingeri Desk in Briar Root Veneer
  • Pietro Lingeri Desk in Briar Root Veneer
  • Pietro Lingeri Desk in Briar Root Veneer
H 31.3 in. W 65.56 in. D 26.58 in.
Set of 6 SD9 "Luisella" Chairs by Franco Albini for Poggi, Italy, 60's
By Poggi, Franco Albini
Located in Padova, IT
the Italian Rationalist movement in the years before the Second World War. Albini works with
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Faux Leather, Wood

Nomad Lounge Chair
By Monica Armani
Located in PARIS, FR
architect Marcello Armani, a famous representative of the Italian rationalist movement, she deals with
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2010s Italian Other Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

  • Nomad Lounge Chair
  • Nomad Lounge Chair
  • Nomad Lounge Chair
  • Nomad Lounge Chair
H 27.56 in. W 29.14 in. D 27.17 in.
Rationalist Italian Brass 1930s Table lamp Luminator
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This unusual table luminator was produced in Italy around 1930s during the rationalist period. It
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Italian Mid-Century Modern Rationalist Coffee Table, 1950s
Located in Milan, IT
Italian Mid-Century Modern Rationalist coffee table 1950s Rare lacquered wood low table in two
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Metal

BBPR Rationalist Children Armchair
By Studio BBPR
Located in Milano, IT
Very rare rationalist children's armchair designed by BBPR, fine Italian manufacture. Example of
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Vintage 1920s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • BBPR Rationalist Children Armchair
  • BBPR Rationalist Children Armchair
  • BBPR Rationalist Children Armchair
  • BBPR Rationalist Children Armchair
H 24.02 in. W 20.08 in. D 20.48 in.
Gino Levi Montalcini 'Attr' Rationalist Armchair Black Oak, Italy 1940
By Gino Levi-Montalcini
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare rationalist chair attr. Gino Levi Montalcini designed in 1940, Italy Good vintage condition
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Armchairs

Materials

Oak, Fabric

International Style, Rationalist, Italian Wooden Bench, Vitruvius, 20th Century
Located in Antwerp, BE
International Style; Rationalist; Italian Wooden Bench; Vitruvius; 20th Century; Baroque; Art
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Vintage 1920s Italian International Style Benches

Materials

Wood

Wood, Fabric and Glass Italian 1940s Rationalist Desk
By Franco Albini
Located in Varese, Lombardia
A beautiful and rare desk in the style of Franco Albini. It is made from a wooden crossed structure with a chrome-plated rod. A studded octagonal top is covered with red "panno Lenci...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass, Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Italian Credenza Rationalist style Franco Albini Manner
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Mid-Century Modern Italian credenza Rationalist dedign, Franco Albini manner, period 1930-1940
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Credenzas

Materials

Mahogany, Walnut

1930s Gino Levi Montalcini Italian Design Rationalist Wood Lounge Chair
By Gino Levi-Montalcini
Located in Brescia, IT
Rare rationalist lounge chair Italy, 1927.
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Vintage 1920s Italian Rustic Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood

1930 Federico Munari Italian Design Rationalist Art Deco Armchair Chaiselong
By Federico Munari
Located in Brescia, IT
Wood and red fabric upholstery Metal label "Federico Munari" Italy, 1920-1930.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Wooden Dining Table TL22 Model by Franco Albini for Poggi 60s
By Poggi, Franco Albini
Located in Padova, IT
architect and designer Gio Ponti, and played a key role in the formulation of the Italian Rationalist
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

Materials

Wood

1970s Italian Trolley in Brushed Steel with Minimal and Rationalist Gray Glass
By Zevi & C.
Located in Palermo, Sicily
1970s Italian trolley in brushed steel with minimal and rationalist gray glass.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Steel

Italian Side Table Shelf in Rationalist Style Designed by Edoardo Detti, 1950s
Located in Morazzone, Varese
Extraordinary and rare bespoke piece designed by Italian architect and urban planner Edoardo Detti
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Metal

Anodized Aluminum & Nickel Plated Brass Rationalist Italian Wall Lamp, 1940s/50s
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This large wall lamp was produced in Italy between the 1940s and 1950s. It features a nickel-plated
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Aluminum, Brass, Nickel

"Bocconi" by Giuseppe Pagano Rationalist Design Plywood Armchair and Stool
By Gino Maggioni, Giuseppe Pagano Pogatschnig
Located in Brescia, IT
"Bocconi" armchair and stool design Giuseppe Pagano by Gino Maggioni 1940s Plywood and rope seat Excellent condition Measure: Armchair: H 65 x W 60 x D 65 cm Stool: H 40 x ...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Rope, Plywood

Golden Metal Table Coffee Minimal Rationalist Form Square Top Glass Burchiellaro
By Atelier Burchiellaro
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Golden metal table coffee minimal rationalist form square top glass Burchiellaro, metal with
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Gold Plate, Iron

Fine Pair of Mario Quarti Rationalist Beech White Lounge Chairs, 1940
By Mario Quarti
Located in Rome, IT
Exceptional pair of rationalist lounge chairs attributed to Mario Quarti, circa 1940 elegant and
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Armchairs

Materials

Cotton, Beech

Rare Chrome Plated & Black Painted Metal Rationalist Table Lamp by I. Gardella
By Ignazio Gardella
Located in Varese, Lombardia
Rare rationalist table lamp by italian designer Ignazio Gardella, produced in Italy around 1940
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Vintage 1940s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Ico Parisi Midcentury Aluminum and Formica Trolley Magazine Rack for MB, 1960s
By MB Italy, Ico Parisi
Located in Roma, IT
piece was designed in Italy by Ico and Luisa Parisi for Mb Italia during the 1960s. This item is
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass, Metal, Aluminum

Ico Parisi Mid-Century Mahogany Bar Cart with Trays and Bottle Holder, MB 1960s
By MB Italy, Ico Parisi
Located in Roma, IT
aluminium and brass handles. This fantastic piece was designed in Italy by Ico and Luisa Parisi for Mb
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Mid-20th Century Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Metal, Aluminum, Brass

Four Italian Art Deco Wall Lamps in Chrome and Glass, Italy, 1920s
Located in Milan, IT
Four large Italian Art Deco / rationalist wall lamps in chrome and glass, Italy, 1920s. Original
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Vintage 1920s Italian Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Chrome

Vintage Italian Geometric Dry Bar by Giovanni Offredi for Saporiti, Italy
By Saporiti, Giovanni Offredi
Located in Paris, France
This exceptional and very rare Italian dry bar, cocktail cabinet, designed by Giovanni Offredi one
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Late 20th Century Italian Dry Bars

Materials

Leather, Birdseye Maple

Franco Albini Midcentury Rattan and Bamboo Italian Ottoman Stool, Italy, 1960s
By Franco Albini
Located in Roma, IT
Albini (17 October 1905 – 1 November 1977) was an Italian Neo-Rationalist architect, designer and
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Bamboo, Rattan

Italian Art Deco Ceramic Snack Bowls
By Galvani 2
Located in Weesp, NL
Stylish and elegant Art Deco ceramic snack bowls produced by Galvani, Pordenone Italy in the 1930's
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Midcentury Italian Rattan and Metal Shell-Shaped Armchairs, Italy, 1950s
By Franco Albini
Located in Roma, IT
Albini (17 October 1905–1 November 1977) was an Italian Neo-Rationalist architect, designer and
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Bamboo, Rattan

Italian Art Nouveau Children's Barber Chair
Located in Weesp, NL
Stunning Italian Art Nouveau children's barber chair in fantastic condition. This 100 year old work
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Vintage 1920s Italian Art Nouveau Chairs

Materials

Aluminum, Steel, Iron

  • Italian Art Nouveau Children's Barber Chair
  • Italian Art Nouveau Children's Barber Chair
  • Italian Art Nouveau Children's Barber Chair
  • Italian Art Nouveau Children's Barber Chair
H 42.13 in. W 18.51 in. D 24.81 in.
Italian Vintage Steel Table Lamp
Located in Prato, Tuscany
definitively break with the rationalist tradition are preferred. The materials are cold, shiny, metallic. Our
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Steel

  • Italian Vintage Steel Table Lamp
  • Italian Vintage Steel Table Lamp
  • Italian Vintage Steel Table Lamp
  • Italian Vintage Steel Table Lamp
H 24.81 in. W 15.75 in. D 8.67 in.
Italian 1960 Brass and Glass Bar Trolley
Located in Weesp, NL
Stylish, classy and elegant Italian Mid-Century Modern brass and glass bar trolley. The trolley
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

  • Italian 1960 Brass and Glass Bar Trolley
  • Italian 1960 Brass and Glass Bar Trolley
  • Italian 1960 Brass and Glass Bar Trolley
  • Italian 1960 Brass and Glass Bar Trolley
H 23.63 in. W 23.63 in. D 22.45 in.
Osvaldo Borsani Attributed ''Grissinato'' Dining Table, Italy, 1960s
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Chiavari, Liguria
rationalist but clean lines that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. This table features carved
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

Materials

Walnut

Erik Gunnar Asplund 501 Göteborg Chair for Cassina, Italy, 2022
By Erik Gunnar Asplund, Cassina
Located in Berlin, DE
in 1934-1937. Relaunched in 1983. Manufactured by Cassina in Italy. The Göteborg chair is Erik Gunnar
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Mid Century Italian Pair of Black Laquered Stools Fabric Seat
Located in Firenze, IT
Pair of Italian stools in black lacquered wood with an essential and geometric shape, architectural
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Fabric

Giuseppe Pagano: Eight Drawer Desk in Fruitwood and Brass, Italy 1940
By Giuseppe Pagano Pogatschnig
Located in New York, NY
Giuseppe Pagano (1896 - 1945) An imposing eight-drawer desk by rationalist architect and
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks

Materials

Brass

Space Age Style Italian Clear Plexiglass Magazine Rack
Located in Prato, Tuscany
innovative workshop in the province of Milan(Italy) between 1970 and 1974. The craftsmen of those fabulous
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Late 20th Century Italian Space Age Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

Italian 1970's Polished Stainless Steel Wall Mirror
By Valenti
Located in Weesp, NL
Italian 1970's wall mirror with large stainless steel frame in great condition. The attributed
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

Materials

Stainless Steel

  • Italian 1970's Polished Stainless Steel Wall Mirror
  • Italian 1970's Polished Stainless Steel Wall Mirror
  • Italian 1970's Polished Stainless Steel Wall Mirror
  • Italian 1970's Polished Stainless Steel Wall Mirror
H 27.56 in. W 27.56 in. D 0.99 in.
Amazing Paperweight in Black Marble by Angelo Mangiarotti, Italy 1967
By Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in Catania, IT
Italian architect, designer, teacher and urban planner Angelo Mangiarotti was a leading light in the
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

Materials

Marble

Pair of Large X-Leg Wingback Armchairs in Walnut, Italy 1950's
By Augusto Romano
Located in New York, NY
and developed a distinct style, integrating the rationalist and the organic to create bold, multi
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Walnut

Contemporary Polychrome Memphis Table Lamp Designed by Ettore Sottsass, Italy
By Memphis Group, Ettore Sottsass
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Ettore Sottsass Italy, contemporary Polychrome enameled metal “duck” with pivoting head mounted
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2010s Italian Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Enamel

Monica Armani, Progetto 1 Italian White Metal Desk Table
Located in Delft, NL
Monica Armani, Progetto 1 Italian white metal desk White nickel and steel circa 2005
Category

20th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel, Nickel

Italian Mid-Century Modern Wooden Two Tier Serving Cart
Located in Weesp, NL
Italy, known as "Razionalismo", or "Rationalism". The most successful and famous of the Rationalists
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Plywood

Italian Art Deco Dining Table in Maple with Decoration, 1940s
Located in Traversetolo, IT
Rare Art Deco table in a rationalist style, maple top with a central decoration, black lacquered
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Tables

Materials

Maple

Mid-Century Modern, Black Marble Ashtray by Angelo Mangiarotti, Italy 1967
By Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in Catania, IT
Angelo Mangiarotti was a Italian architect, designer, teacher and urban planner Angelo Mangiarotti
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Marble

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Italian Rationalist For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the Italian rationalist you’re looking for at 1stDibs. An Italian rationalist — often made from wood, metal and fabric — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without an Italian rationalist — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right Italian rationalist, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco and Modern styles are of considerable interest. A well-made Italian rationalist has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Attilio Fagioli, Barovier&Toso and Ezio Cerpi are consistently popular.

How Much is an Italian Rationalist?

An Italian rationalist can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $3,573, while the lowest priced sells for $1 and the highest can go for as much as $56,853.