Desk/Writing Table

Rare Custom Writing Table by Osvaldo Borsani

Rare Custom Writing Table by Osvaldo Borsani
Italy, c. 1953

Elegant form with tapered edges and a small curve to the bottom.  Walnut structure with inset glass writing surface.  This piece has been authenticated by the Archivio Osvaldo Borsani.
h. 29.75"  w. 59.5"  d. 29.5"  

Very good condition.  Wood has recently been refinished, some small chipping to glass in 2 corners.

$29,000.

Ref: 40 OB 05

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Rare Desk & Chair by Donald Deskey

Rare Desk & Chair by Donald Deskey
USA

c. 1930

Rare desk and chair designed by Deskey and produced by Ypsilanti Reed Furniture Corp. Walnut top and drawer boxes with copper plated steel supports and details.  A very rare set that perfectly represents Deskey's design aesthetic from the early 1930's.  Illustrated: Donald Deskey, Decorative Designs & History.  Pgs. 89, 101 & 178, all show variations of the chair from this set.
Desk:  h. 27" w. 44" d. 24"
Chair:  h. 31"  w. 16.5"  d. 21"  seat h. 17.5"

$26,000.  2 pc.

Ref: 40 DD 01

 

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Custom 8 Drawer Desk by Gio Ponti

Custom 8 Drawer Desk by Gio Ponti
Italy
c. 1955

From a small edition created for administrative offices in Forli, Italy. Blonde wood desk with red linoleum top, shingled drawer faces and brass cuffs at feet. A great, graphic form that rarely turns up.
h. 31”  w. 65”  d. 35"

Very nice condition.  Blonde wood has been recently refinished and the original linoleum top has been touched up.

$19,500.

Ref: 40 GP 04

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Bookcase with Drop-Front Desk by Paolo Buffa

Bookcase with Drop-Front Desk by Paolo Buffa
Italy
c. 1952

Petite bookcase of Italian walnut. Angular front with open storage and drop-front writing surface. Six lower drawers with wide ribbed faces and elegant circular brass pulls with mirrored fronts. An unusual and beautiful piece.
h. 54"  w. 50"  d. 10"

Excellent condition.

$8,500

Ref: 51 PB 01

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