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Lot 3: OSVALDO BORSANI (1911-1985)A P40 ARMCHAIR, DESIGNED 1954

The Modern Design Auction

Platinum House

by Leonard Joel

October 7, 2012

Melbourne, Australia

Live Auction
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Description: OSVALDO BORSANI (1911-1985)
A P40 ARMCHAIR, DESIGNED 1954

manufactured by Tecno, Italy, c.1960
fabric, steel, brass, rubber
label underside, TECNO s.p.a. MILANO / MADE IN ITALY

Literature: Martin Eidelberg ed. DESIGN 1935-1965 WHAT MODERN WAS, Harry N. Abrams, p.172

Condition Report: Good overall condition
Note: the upholstery is faded, worn and stained.
Structurally in good order
The seat and back extension mechanisms are in good order
The foot rest mechanism is working but sticky
Loose back leg
A pin has also come loose from the foot rest mechanism
Minor cracking / crazing to the plasrtic coating of arms
MM: 89cm high x 71cm wide x 83cm deep



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