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Cassina to auction several pieces at Wright Auction

7 June 2012

Chicago

Cassina has notified DeTnk that they have released several pieces from its vast archives in Meda to be auctioned by Wright Auction house in Chicago.

These pieces, each a product of 20th century design icons, will go on the block next week on June 7th at Noon CST. For Italian design connoisseurs, this auction is a once in a lifetime opportunity to view and bid on pieces—some of them prototypes— from a company that stands on a commitment to authenticity, quality, innovation, and beauty in design.

The block consists of three chairs and one table by Gaetano Pesce, a chair by Mario Bellini, and a chair by Alessandro Mendini.



Gaetano Pesce (b. 1939)
Dalila 2 chair, c. 1980
Molded polyurethane, finished in gray epoxy

Gaetano Pesce (b. 1939)
Dalila 3 chair, c. 1980
Molded polyurethane, finished in black epoxy

Gaetano Pesce (b. 1939)
Golgotha chair, c. 1974
Dalcron filled and resin soaked fiberglass cloth
Limited edition-signed with partial printed manufacturer’s mark (No. 005) on underside

Gaetano Pesce (b. 1939)
Sessantuna table, Prototype, c. 2010
Cast resin with lacquer coating
One of two completely finished prototypes for the Sessantuna series

Mario Bellini (b. 1935)
Teneride chair, Protoype, c. 1970
Molded polyurethane, lacquered wood and lacquered fiberglass

Alessandro Mendini (b. 1931)
Terra chair, c. 1974
Plexiglass in earth-tone
Limited edition (No. 014)




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