Franco Campo and Carlo Graffi
- A 'millepiedi' dining table
- 78cm. high by 213cm. long by 91cm. wide;
- 2ft 6¾in., 7ft, 2ft 11¾in.
Domus, July 1953, Charlotte and Peter Fiell ed., Taschen reprint, Vol. III, p. 410
Roberto Aloi, Esempi di Arredamento Moderno di Tutto il Mondo, Milano 1955, figs. 182, 183
Yvonne Brunhammer, Les Styles Des Années 30 à 50, 1987, p. 127
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Campo and Graffi were students of Carlo Mollino and collaborated with him on several architectural projects. The skeletal structure of this table is derived and inspired from Mollino's table designs.
Two other examples of this table were sold: Sotheby's New York,
The Collection of Barry Friedman, 19 November 1992, lot 243 and 20th Century Design, 18 and 19 November 1994, lot 478.