Piero Fornasetti, "Strumenti da Disegno su Toni Grigi" Table
"Strumenti da Disegno su Toni Grigi" Table
rubberized metal, lithographic transfer-print on wood
with the firm's paper labels
17 5/8 x 59 x 19 3/4 in. (44.8 x 149.9 x 50.2 cm)
Overall in good condition. The wood tabletop presents with scattered surface scratches, abrasions and wear throughout consistent with age and gentle use. The tabletop presents with occasional losses to the lithographic print revealing the white painted undersurface, particularly concentrated to the edges as visible in the catalogue photography. The printed surface with some occasional areas of discoloration and light surface soiling, not visually distracting. The rubberized metal legs present with scattered surface scratches and scuffing throughout consistent with gentle use. The central support beam displays some separation from the legs at one end, stable and not impacting ability to stand.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
Barnaba Fornasetti, Milan
Christie's Los Angeles, Important Design: The Life of Piero Fornasetti, May 16, 1998, lot 109
Barnaba Fornasetti, ed., Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, New York, 2010, p. 388