Urio Three-Section Bookcase by Ico Parisi for MIM, Roma
Parisi revisited a project done in 1946 for Arte Casa Cantù, updating materials and production technology for Industrial production required in the late 1950s.
The bookcase is comprised of: three paneled sections, three shelves, one chest of drawers, two closed cabinets, one glass door cabinet and an open area for hanging art (see detail images).
Metal tag signature in two areas.
Ico Parisi (Designer), MIM - Mobili Italiani Moderni 1 (Manufacturer)
OF THE PERIOD
PLACE OF ORIGIN
DATE OF MANUFACTURE
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
Aluminum, Metal, Walnut
Excellent. Excellent Original as found - signs of use, wood discoloration from where art was hanging (can be refinished - in Gustavo's opinión it is not necessary).
Wear consistent with age and use
87.5 in.Hx116 in.Wx21.5 in.D
222 cmHx295 cmWx55 cmD
East Hampton, NY
NUMBER OF ITEMS 1