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Lot 188: Taichiro Nakai rare and important sofa

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by Wright

June 11, 2015

Chicago, IL, USA

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Description: Taichiro Nakai rare and important sofa
Esposizione Permanente Mobili
Japan, 1954
upholstery, enameled steel
93 w x 51 d x 28.5 h inches
This rare sofa successfully combines the dynamic formal qualities of postwar design with the restraint and elegance of Japanese aethetics. The design was an award-winning entry for the 1955 Concorso internazionale del Mobile, Cantu. The jury for the competition included Alvar Aalto, Finn Juhl, Gio Ponti and Carlo de Carli.
Literature: Mobili Tipo, Aloi, pg. 108
Provenance: Private European collection

Condition Report: Condition of the item is not included in this description. Condition reports are available from Wright upon request. Wright strongly recommends that you review a condition report for each item on which you plan to bid.  Email condition@wright20.com to request a condition report.

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