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Auktion: Design
wurde versteigert am: 1. Oktober 2015
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Gabriella Crespi

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £
ca. 12.264 $ - 18.396 $
Zuschlagspreis:  37.500 £
ca. 57.489 $
Los-Nr. 80, Aufrufe: 52

PROPERTY OF A TITLED LADY Gabriella Crespi Pair of 'Quick-Change' sofas, from the 'Plurimi' series circa 1972 Brass-anodised aluminium, fabric. 77 x 222.5 x 115.1 cm (30 3/8 x 87 5/8 x 45 3/8 in.) 38.2 x 222.5 x 139.1 cm (15 x 87 5/8 x 54 3/4 in.) folded Produced by Gabriella Crespi, Milan, Italy. Each frame and hinge impressed with facsimile signature Gabriella Crespi BREV.
Literature 'Una Guida un Carnet Dove', Casa Vogue, no. 21, May 1973, p. 143 'De paille et de bambou', Maison & Jardin, no. 246, September 1978, pp. 94, 95 'Bamboo and wicker set the luxurious scene', House & Garden, no. 341, July-August 1979, p. 95 Patrick Favardin and Guy Bloch-Champfort, Les décorateurs des années 60-70, Paris, 2007, p. 149 Gabriella Crespi, Il segno e lo spirito: mobili, plurimi, sculture e gioielli, exh. cat., Palazzo Reale, Milan, 2011, pp. 23, 40 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. The present lot has been authenticated by the Archivio Gabriella Crespi and is recorded under archive number 200170015/1/3. Read More

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Auktionshaus: Phillips
Titel: Design
Auktionsdatum: 01.10.2015
Adresse: Phillips