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Osvaldo Borsani

"P40" Lounge Chair

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Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

Sold Without Reserve

Osvaldo Borsani

Osvaldo Borsani

"P40" Lounge Chair

"P40" Lounge Chair

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

6,930

USD

Sold Without Reserve

Osvaldo Borsani

"P40" Lounge Chair


designed 1955

manufactured by Tecno, Milan, Italy

steel, polyurethane foam, rubber, blue wool upholstery

with the manufacturer's logo

38 x 27 3/4 x 49 in. (96.5 x 70.5 x 124.5 cm)

Overall in very good condition. The steel structure presents with minor surface scratches and scuffing consistent with age and gentle use. The bright blue wool cover presents with occasional areas of minor discoloration and light surface soiling and one loose thread at the zipper. The brass fittings present with minor surface scratches and tarnish. 


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.

Moss, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2007
Fulvio Irace and Giuliana Gramigna, Osvaldo Borsani, Milan, 1992, pp. 251-252
Paola Antonelli, Objects of Design from the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2003, p. 205 (for an example of the model in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York)
Judith Miller, Furniture: World Styles from Classical to Contemporary, London, 2005, p. 469 (for the model in yellow)
Giampiero Bosoni, Tecno: A Discreetly Technical Elegance, Milan, 2012, front cover and pp. 56-61 (for the model in red)