Franco Albini Desk by Knoll

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This beautiful minimalist desk was designed by Franco Albini in 1928. This example is a later edition by Knoll. It features a chromed X-form base supporting a glass top and an ivory lacquered oak two-drawer case.
Details
Creator
Knoll (Manufacturer), 
Franco Albini (Designer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1999
Period
20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Plated   Steel
Lacquered   Oak
Glass
Condition
Good. Wear to glass and paint on case from use..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
27.5 in. H x 48 in. W x 26 in. D
70 cm H x 122 cm W x 66 cm D
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU90917654103
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1stdibs seller since 2011
Located in Chicago, IL
Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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