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Lot 0015
Cherrywood, massive and veneered, nickel-plated brass, leather cover
Italy, 1991
Design: Léon Krier (b. 1946) – Luxemburg architect
Manufacturer: Giorgetti S.p.A. (est. in 1898) – Italian furniture maker
With maker's plate and brand stamp
Dimensions of table: 75 x 240 x 98 cm; arm rest chairs: 76 x 56.5 x 54.5 cm; chairs: 79 x 44.5 x 49 cm
Very good condition
The ensemble comprises the large table 'Mensa Magna' with 2 arm rest chairs 'Sella Magna' and 8 chairs 'Sella Media'
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This remarkably exclusive ensemble comprises a large dining table, two arm rest chairs and 8 chiars, it was made by the Luxemburg architect Léon Krier for the Italian furniture producer Giorgetti. The furniture pieces are made of massive and veneered cherrywood. The table is designed with contrasting veneer strips and nickel-plated corner elements and feet.

All parts with maker's plate and marked with a brand stamp. Dimensions of table: 75 x 240 x 98 cm; of arm rest chairs: 76 x 56.5 x 54.5 cm; of chairs: 79 x 44.5 x 49 cm. The ensemble is in very good condition with just minimal signs of age and wear.

Léon Krier (b. 1946)

Born in Luxembourg, the architect and city planner Léon Krier is one of the most important exponents of the neo-rationalist and neoclassical architecture of the late 20th century. He studied architecture at the University of Stuttgart and worked with Josef Paul Kleihues and James Stirling. Krier propagated a move away from the principles of modernist architecture and modernist urbanism. He found his timeless models in the classical tradition. Krier made for example the master plan for Poundbury, a model village in Dorset, England, which is considered one of the best known examples of ‘new urbanism’.

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Léon Krier, Dining Table with 10 Chairs, Giorgetti,

Auction ended on Sat, Dec 6, 2014
Estimate €16,000 - €20,000
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