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SOLD Architectural Brown Wooden Metal Bookcase Shelf

Italy 1970s.

Unique Italian architectural brown wooden bookcase/shelf from the 70’s. This extraordinary piece combines the straight mid century style of the 60’s with the playful elements of the 70’s. The straight shape of the shelf is broken by two metal rods, which have bubble-like elements. The front section of the shelf boards is in white wooden veneer, which makes the shelf really shine. The two outer walls are set at different heights which emphasizes the architectural design of the rack. The top shelf is set at a height of 205 cm. The four metal shelf feet stand on brass studs.
Italian design in the 1970s was characterized by a unique combination of bold creativity, innovative materials, and a departure from traditional design norms. It was a decade that witnessed the rise of iconic Italian design movements such as Radical Design and Memphis Group, along with the continued influence of renowned Italian designers.

Materials and Techniques: metal, wood, veneer

Place of Origin: Italy

Period: 1970 – 1979

Date of Manufacture: circa 1970

Height: 205 cm, Width: 173 cm, Depth: 34 cm

Condition: In good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use.

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