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"Paolo Buffa" Important Desk in Walnut, 1940, Top in Black Opal


Paolo Buffa" important desk in walnut, 1940, top in black opal. Structure in walnut, restored, in perfect condition, original glass, the rest of the furniture has been designed by Paolo Buffa himself. Povenienza, residential house located in Verona, Italy. Paolo Buffa Formed in the studio of Gio Ponti and Lancia, and in 1928, Buffa opened a studio with Cassi Ramelli. In the second half of the 1920s, he proposed objects of essential elegance, typical of the neoclassical taste of his time. Since 1930 Buffa participates in the Triennial of Milan. In 1933, he later appeared with Buzzi, Albini and Pollini. During the 1930s he designed interiors for shops, bars, the Lietti houses in Cantù and a series of private furnishings, above all for the Milanese middle class and upper middle class. In 1945 he participated in the "First Show of Furniture", organized in Como by Ico Parisi, with whom he designed a dozen rooms, the exhibition replicates the following year in Milan with the name of "Exhibition Market for Reconstruction", and among the participants, in addition to Parisi and Buffa, there are Cassi Ramelli, Ponti and Ulrich, who propose significant pieces of collaboration between an architect and an expert craftsman.


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    H 30.71 in. x W 63 in. x D 31.5 in.

    H 78 cm x W 160 cm x D 80 cm

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    Verona, IT
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