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Lot 347 - Auction 63

Estimate:
350.000,00-450.000,00 EUR
Starting price:
300.000,00 EUR
Current bid:
350.000,00 EUR
Bids:
5


GERARDO DOTTORI
Perugia, 1884 - 1977

Futurist Dining Room of Cimino’s House, Early 1930’s
Various materials and sizes
The futurist room consists of 26 pieces:
- A buffet made of metal foil and painted woods consisting of a drawer and three doors. The front feet are made of green glass and the back ones in blue glass
Wood, metal and glass, 248 x 170 x 64 cm

- A counterbuffet in metal foil and painted woods
Wood, metal and glass, 69 x 172 x 60 cm (upper panel, h. 68 cm; from the floor, h. 118 cm)

- A square table with two retractable sliding extensions in painted wood.
Wood, closed, 80 x 125 x 125 cm (open, 80 x 250 x 125 cm)

- Six chairs with a brown wooden frame, red velvet seat and red leather back
Wood, leather and velvet, 107 x 46 x 48.5 cm
Re-seated seats
 
- Six chairs with green painted wood structure, seat and back in golden yellow leather
Painted wood and leather, 107 x 46 x 48.5 cm
Very damaged skin

- Two diamond-shaped cabaret trays
Painted wood, 48.5 x 63 x 42 cm
The trays are mounted on a twisted wrought iron structure not made by Gerardo Dottori),

- Two triangular tables
Painted wood, 80 x 125 x 85 cm

- Two painted walnut and cherry wood stairs
Walnut wood, cherry, 125.5 x 140 x 30 cm

- A chandelier with support in burnished bronze and colored glass, 130 x 44 cm

- Four wall sconces with a brown wooden structure and red and green painted wood with blue and green colored glass diffusers
Wood and glass, 55 x 40 x 20 cm

PUBLICATIONS AND EXHIBITIONS: “Gerardo Dottori”, curated by Massimo Duranti, p.21 e p. 24, EFFE Editore, 1997; “Ambientazioni futuriste, Gerardo Dottori, la sala da pranzo; dipinti futuristi e contaminazioni contemporanee”, curated by Massimo Duranti and Francesca Duranti, November 22nd 2009 - February 13th 2010, Galleria Edieuropa, Rome, published in the catalog edited by Gangemi Editore, 2009, pp. 6-12; "Italian Futurism 1909-1944: reconstructing the universe", Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 21 February - 1 September 2014, New York, exhibition catalog published by Viviene Greene, 2014, pp. 261 - 264;
"Arts and food", curated by Germano Celant, pp. 320 - 323, Expo, Milan, Electa editions, 2015.

CONDITION REPORT: The Controbuffet has a chipped foot, the square table is in excellent condition, some chairs have the back to be redone and have many signs of wear, the two triangular tables are in excellent condition, the two ladders have some very light chips, the four appliques are in excellent condition.


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