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Auktion: Design
wurde versteigert am: 11. Juni 2014
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Gabriella Crespi

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  32.500 $
Los-Nr. 111, Aufrufe: 73

Gabriella Crespi Rare “Quick-Change” lounge set, from the "Plurimi" series circa 1972 Brass-anodized aluminum, suede. Sofa: 34 x 87 1/4 x 40 1/2 in. (86.4 x 221.6 x 102.9 cm) Each chair: 34 1/2 x 29 3/4 x 38 in. (87.6 x 75.6 x 96.5 cm) Comprising a sofa and pair of lounge chairs. Produced by Gabriella Crespi, Italy. Each frame signed Gabriella Crespi BREV, each chair additionally with second signature below applied artist's logo and impressed 53 and 63 respectively. Together with a certificate of authenticity from the Archivio Gabriella Crespi.
Literature "Una Guida un Carnet Dove," Casa Vogue, May 1973, no. 21, p. 143 Gabriella Crespi: il segno e lo spirito: mobili, plurimi, sculture e gioielli, Milan, 2011, pp. 23, 40 for similar examples Catalogue Essay Intended as a tribute to Venetian postwar artist Emilio Vedova, Gabriella Crespi’s “Plurimi” series comprised metamorphic works such as “Tavolo 2000”, “Tavolo Dama”, “Divano Quick-change”, and “Puzzle Table.” These models, including the present lot, were designed to explore the expressive, evolutionary possibilities of changeable forms, thereby creating continually evolving spaces. Easily manipulated, Crespi’s “Plurimi” series provided a practical, space-saving solution for the modern interior. Read More

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Auktionshaus: Phillips
Titel: Design
Auktionsdatum: 11.06.2014
Adresse: Phillips
New York