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Small Modernist Book Shelf


Small walnut open book shelf clearly executed by a fan of Gio Ponti and his designs for the University of Padua, 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 and bottom shelf can hold large art books etc. Very similar to a design by Ignazio Gardella. See DOMUS 282 (Maggio 1953) p. 43


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 26.5 in. x W 28.5 in. x D 8 in.

    H 67.31 cm x W 72.39 cm x D 20.32 cm

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    Hingham, MA
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