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Ilmari Tapiovaara for La Permanente Mobili Cantù Library in Walnut

Sale price$7,450.00

IImari Tapiovaara for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, bookcase, walnut, fabric, Italy, design 1957

This grand bookcase executed in walnut is designed by the Finnish designer Ilmari Tapiovaara for Permanente Mobili Cantù. The clean lines allow you to showcase your special belongings in an elegant manner. Due to the fabric sliding panels the division can be arranged to ones personal liking. The combination of the green panels in fabric is a beautiful combination with the walnut wood used for this design. The lower part of this unit has cabinet and drawers suitable for storing other belongings. The handles for opening and closing the drawers and cabinets are made in a square shape, which is a nice detail of this imposing storage unit.

Ilmari Tapiovaara (1914-1999) was trained as an interior designer and at the beginning of his career, during world war II, Tapiovaara designed gear for the Finnish army, meaning that he got used to work with very common materials such as local woods and no nails or screws where available. Later in his career he founded his own practice with his wife and had many assignments for schools and universities.

Please note that this item is in good, used condition. The price listed is per item.

Please note that the price is per item.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Ilmari Tapiovaara (Designer) La Permanente Mobili Cantù (Manufacturer)
  • date of manufacture 1950s
  • dimensions Height 223 cm Width 190 cm Depth 52 cm
  • dimensions Height 87.8 in. Width 74.81 in. Depth 20.48 in.
  • material Fabric Walnut Wood
  • origin Italy
  • period 1950-1959
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 50114395