Pair of Small Modernist Book Shelves

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Pair of small walnut open book shelves clearly executed by a fan of Gio Ponti, with its asymmetrical structure and half-harlequin motif. Tapered legs with brass capped feet.

Ideal book size is a National Geographic or Reader's Digest....also DVDs and VHS tapes.

Details

  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    26.5 in. H x 28.5 in. W x 8 in. D
    67 cm H x 72 cm W x 20 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Weymouth, MA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U12010888661405
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2010

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in Weymouth, MA

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