Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 8

'Xiangsheng II Shelving Unit', a Modular Bronze Bookcase and Room Divider

$76,913.08

About

‘XiangSheng II Shelving Unit‘ is an elegant collectible design work that combines champagne colored brushed bronze surfaces, and oxidized bronze with an intense brown patina. This limited edition bookcase includes four individual units. Units can be added to form a larger room divider or shelving unit. ‘XiangSheng II Shelving Unit‘ is part of the ‘XiangSheng’ furniture collection by much acclaimed duo Studio MVW, founded in Shangaï by Chinese designer Xu Ming and French architect Virginie Moriette. Known for its sculptural, architectural forms and ability to subtly connect contemporary Western and Eastern aesthetics, Studio MVW has won numerous awards in Asia and Europe, including the Architectural Digest AD 100 Design Talents Award four times in a row (2019, 2017, 2015 and 2013); Wallpaper* Design Award (2014); ELLE Decoration International Design Award (2013). At the heart of ‘XiangSheng’ is an exploration into how solid and void can join in perfect unity to become functional, useful, and inspirational. In the West, a solid object is seen in terms of material and form and admired for that. In the East, the concept of emptiness is meaningful, and can be traced back to Taoist philosophy to represent the spirit void of thought, a quiet, patient place from which the subliminal can flow. As such, their design sensitively crosses cultures, connecting Eastern and Western aesthetics and practices in a collection which has earned mutual appeal. ‘XiangSheng II Shelving Unit‘ is produced in a limited edition of 8 pieces + 4 artist proofs.

Customization Options

Customers can choose for the oxidized parts an Etruscan green patina (XiangSheng I) instead of the intense brown patina (XiangSheng II).

Details

  • Creator
    Studio MVW (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 86.23 in. (219 cm)Width: 39.38 in. (100 cm)Depth: 11.82 in. (30 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Bronze,Brushed,Patinated
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    2017
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Limited Edition)
  • Estimated Production Time
    11-12 weeks
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU98895067523

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Paris, France
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Paris, France
Recognized Seller
These prestigious sellers are industry leaders and represent the highest echelon for item quality and design.
Established in 2010
1stDibs seller since 2013
24 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 12 hours
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Cast Iron Bookcase or Room Divider
Located in Oakville, CT
Repurposed cast iron library book case ends with adjustable shelves. Overall dimensions are 24" x 48" x 84 1/2" high Upper shelves measure 15" x 47" Lower shelves measure 23" x 47".
Category

Early 20th Century American Bookcases

Materials

Metal

Stunning Belgo Chrome Shelving Unit / Room Divider
By Belgo Chrome
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Extremely rare and sculptural gilded book case / étagère / shelving unit from the Belgian firm Belgo Chrome. Dating back to the late 1970s. Made of coated gilt aluminum, and with ...
Category

Vintage 1970s French Shelves

Materials

Aluminum

Modern Bookcase Room Divider - Minimal Steel Metal Shelving
By &New
Located in Leicester, GB
Modern freestanding shelves unit for books and plants. The shelves are designed to look delicate and airy but strong. The straight back design sits neatly against a wall or can be fr...
Category

2010s British Modern Bookcases

Materials

Steel

Paul McCobb Planner Group Solid Birch Bookshelf Wall Unit or Room Divider, 1950s
By Paul McCobb, Winchendon Furniture (Planner Group)
Located in South Bend, IN
A rare and exceptional Mid-Century Modern solid birch bookcase wall unit, etagere, or room divider By Paul McCobb for Winchendon Furniture, "Planner Group" USA, 1950s Measur...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Birch

Vintage Modern Walnut Room Divider
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful Mid-Century Modern walnut room divider features five shelves that have various sizes and a large compartment on the bottom with a shelf for storage. Versatile design w...
Category

Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Walnut

Shelving Storage Expandable Wall Unit Modular Custom Bookcase System
By Tim Byrne
Located in Oakville, CT
Custom modular shelving storage bookcase system by Get Back Inc. In the vintage Industrial style. System as shown includes ten 8″ shelves, three beams, two top mounting bars, two bot...
Category

2010s American Industrial Shelves

Materials

Metal, Steel

Italian Modular Teak Shelving Unit, 1960s
Located in Brussels, BE
Italian modular teak shelving unit, 1960s.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

Materials

Wood

French Art Deco Walnut Bookshelf or Room Divider
Located in AMSTERDAM, NL
Open bookcase in beautiful walnoot fineer on a curved deco style base. Finished on both sides, this piece could be used in the center of a room as a divider.
Category

Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Walnut

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery