Marco Zanuso writing desk Italy 1960





Super rare writing desk designed by Marco Zanuso, Italy 1960. This desk has an elm wooden frame with thick hardened glass tops held together by only 5 brass pipes. This beautiful desk is what Italian design is about, functional an beautiful. The desk is completely in balance and in the back you can put papers and or books to store. Still in very good condition with minimal traces of usage. Unique opportunity.

Literature: Roberto Aloi, Esempi: Di Arredamento Moderno, Di Tutto Il Mondo, Milan, 1957, fig. 113 for an example of the magazine table

Reference: Phillips Design London auction 29 April 2014, Lot 93.

Designer: Marco Zanuso
Type: Writing desk
Manufacturer: Unknown
Year: 1960
Country: Italy
Materials: Elm wood, glass, brass
Condition: Very good
Height: 71 cm
Width: 86 cm
Depth: 81 cm

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