Virgilio Vercelloni, L'Aventure du Design : Gavina, Milan, 1987, pl. 130 Charlotte & Peter Fiell, 1000 chairs, Köln, 1997, p. 447 Il potere agli oggetti : Dino Gavina 1955-1975, Centro Duchamp, Bologna, p. 26
Overall in good condition. The surface with some soiling overall and some scattered stains. The painted surfaces with some surface scuffs and scratches. Traces of oxidation concentrated to the upper and lower rims and to an area of approximately 13 x 10 cm under the upper rim. The upholstered cushion with minor rubbing, spotted stains, a few pinpoint holes and a small tear all consistent with age and gentle use. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."