Ico Parisi, ‘Sofa and 2 lounge chairs’, 1951, Aguttes
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Ico Parisi

Sofa and 2 lounge chairs, 1951

Mahogany, fabric
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33.46 x 100 x 34.25 in.; 33.46 x 33.07 x 29.13 in.
Ariberto Colombo, Cantù
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Ico Parisi
Italian, 1916–1996
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Ico Parisi was one of the influential designers who shaped the look of the 1950s. The Sicilian-born architect considered himself a Renaissance man, and he was prolific as a filmmaker and designer of furniture, glass, and jewelry. Alone or in collaboration with his wife, Luisa, a student of Gio Ponti, Parisi worked to create desks, chairs, and upholstered sofas in wood and metal for high-end clients. In pieces like his 1955 lounge chair, with its crimson or lime green upholstery and curvaceous wooden frame, Parisi’s work epitomizes the funky, modernist style of the early atomic age.

Ico Parisi, ‘Sofa and 2 lounge chairs’, 1951, Aguttes
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33.46 x 100 x 34.25 in.; 33.46 x 33.07 x 29.13 in.
Ariberto Colombo, Cantù
Note:
A certificate from Roberta Letti, Parisi archives, will be provided to the purchaser.

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Ico Parisi
Italian, 1916–1996
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Ico Parisi was one of the influential designers who shaped the look of the 1950s. The Sicilian-born architect considered himself a Renaissance man, and he was prolific as a filmmaker and designer of furniture, glass, and jewelry. Alone or in collaboration with his wife, Luisa, a student of Gio Ponti, Parisi worked to create desks, chairs, and upholstered sofas in wood and metal for high-end clients. In pieces like his 1955 lounge chair, with its crimson or lime green upholstery and curvaceous wooden frame, Parisi’s work epitomizes the funky, modernist style of the early atomic age.

Ico Parisi

Sofa and 2 lounge chairs, 1951

Mahogany, fabric
Bidding closed
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