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Modular Shelving System or Room Divider, Italy, 1960s


An architectural shelving system or room divider in teak and lacquered metal. Italy 1960s. The shelving comprises four uprights - which can be configured as two single bays, a double or triple - together with three cabinets and ten shelves. The uprights have inverted Y legs, with adjustable brass feet, and an extendable upper section to allow the uprights to be braced against the ceiling. Each component is finished both front and back, allowing the system to be used as a room divider if so required. Click on the + below to see more details including dimensions. The set is in good vintage condition, with signs of wear in line with age and use, including light scratches, small dings and very slight fading between shelves (which is typically covered when the storage is in place). Storage comprises: - 2 shelves D 40cm - 8 shelves D 26cm - Drop front cabinet with internal dividers H 45cm - Cabinet with drawers top or bottom H 50cm - Cabinet with hinged doors H 45cm - 4 uprights D 42cm at the feet Dimensions: W 244cm x D 42cm x H 273*-326cm * Height of uprights with top section retracted as in the main image Width of a single bay (2 uprights plus storage): 83cm Width of storage components: 78cm Please note, this system is symmetrical front to back, so does not rest on the wall.


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  • Condition
    Good. Good vintage condition, with signs of wear in line with age and use, including light scratches, small dings and slight fading between shelves (which is typically covered when the storage is in place). See description for details of dimensions.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 107.49 in. x W 98.43 in. x D 16.54 in.

    H 273 cm x W 250 cm x D 42 cm

  • Seller location
    London, GB
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