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1950s Writing Desk Italian Design by Gianfranco Frattini for Bernini Rosewood

$9,869.97

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A beautiful 1950s modernist rosewood desk. Italian design by Giancarlo Frattini for Bernini This desk in a warm shade of light brown has two drawers and a top storage with two tambour doors it is very sturdy, well built and very confortable. The height to the top of the storage is 95cm The desk can easily be dismantled into 3 parts when its comes to transportation and assembled in Situ should one have a narrow entrance. Giancarlo Frattini (1926-2004) was an Italian designer, architect and an important member of the generation that created the Italian Design movement of the mid-1950 trough the 1960s. Frattini opened his own professional practice in Milan,after having worked in the office of his teacher and mentor Gio Ponti His professional activity was concerned principally with interiors and Industrial Design. He collaborated with Cassina since 1954 and with many other manufacturers,such as Bernini, Acerbis, Fantoni, Artemide, Castiglioni, Knoll, Lema and many others. Frattini was a board member of the Triennale and a great connoisseur of wood craftmanship,he forged a long and fruitful professional partnership with the master craftsman from Bovisio Masciago(Milan),Pierluigi Ghianda.

Details

  • Creator
    Bernini (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 28.35 in. (72 cm)Width: 51.19 in. (130 cm)Depth: 31.5 in. (80 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950s
  • Condition
    Refinished.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: FM18561stDibs: LU5178221083672

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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