Lot 188: Taichiro Nakai rare and important sofa
June 11, 2015
Chicago, IL, USALive Auction
Taichiro Nakai rare and important sofa
Esposizione Permanente Mobili
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
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