Gianfranco Frattini for Cassina Set of Nesting Tables in Black and White
Gianfranco Frattini for Cassina, nesting tables model '780', black and white lacquered wood, Italy, 1960s
A set of four nesting tables, designed by Gianfranco Frattini for Cassina. All the tables embody a black lacquered wooden frame with a reversible white and black top. The construction is based on round shapes with different heights, which results in a dynamic look. The set features an ingenious system: the tables are stackable to form one cylindrical block.
Gianfranco Frattini (1926-2004) was born in Padua and studied architecture at the Milan Politechnico. After his studies, Frattini started working for Gio Ponti until 1956. Afterwards, he opene his own practice in Milan and began creating his own designs. His work is mostly part of the generation that created the Italian design movement of the late 1950s through the 1960s. The designer eventually past away in Milan in 2004.
Please note that the item is in good, used condition. There is some loss of the lacquer visible on various parts. Refinishing and coloring of the wood is possible before shipping by our experienced craftsman and -women in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts for further information about the endless possibilities our restoration and upholstery atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized refinishing is possible as well.
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