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1940s Italian Writing Desk in Ash and Brass

Sale price$12,400.00

Writing desk, ash, brass, Italy, 1940s

Made in Italy, this writing desk is a testament to the design ethos prevalent in the 1940s and 1950s. The office table bears witness to the designer's excellent taste for form and distinctive usage of materials. It holds a natural expression due to the wood's properties characterized by beautiful grains and warm tone. Noteworthy element are the handles that stand out due to their pronounced rounded shape. Made from rectangular-shaped planks, the outer body of this piece is marked by a striking layout of horizontal lines. The tapered legs with brass tops add elegance and grace to the piece. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, its functionality is enhanced by ample storage capacity, featuring six smaller drawers and one larger drawer to accommodate stationery. All in all, this Italian design is defined by precise scaling and harmonious interplay of various structural elements executed in the finest materials.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • date of manufacture 1940s
  • dimensions Height 31.3 in. Width 59.06 in. Depth 27.76 in.
  • dimensions Height 79.5 cm Width 150 cm Depth 70.5 cm
  • material Ash Brass
  • origin Italy
  • period 1940-1949
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 50114715