High back sofa
designed in 1943
varnished wood and fabric upholstery
Arredamenti Borsani Varedo edition, Varedo, Italy
120 x 134,5 x 71 cm; ; 47 1/4 x 52 15/16 x 27 15/16 in.
Very good overall condition.
Discoloration and abrasions to the feet and one sign of old warm hole to the rear right foot. The front wood bar across the two front feet has been restored to the left having previously broken and the one across the two feet to the right side is a replacement. The sofa was newly upholstered.
Please note: Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot. (Si prega di notare che l'articolo 11 delle Condizioni Generali di Vendita (Online Only) non è applicabile per questo lotto).
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 provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour 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 because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.
Commissioned directly to Arredamenti Borsani Varedo in 1949
Thence by descent
Private collection, Italy
Sotheby's would like to thank the Archivio Osvaldo Borsani for their assistance in the cataloguing of this lot