Rare designer coffee table,sold

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Rare designer coffee table
Italy around 1950.
Bronze gilt with chased and cast leaves.
Base in solid marble encased in brass band.
Original glass top.

Height: 44,5 cm | Diameter: 69,5 cm

Rare designer coffee table

A coffee table designed in the 1950s is often characterized by clean lines and minimalist design. Wood was a popular material, particularly teak wood, which is known for its durability and beauty. Other materials commonly used during this decade were glass and metal, especially steel and brass.

Some characteristic features of coffee tables designed in the 1950s include:

Slim legs: The legs were often thin and elegantly shaped, sometimes in the form of tapered cones or angled supports. Organic shapes: Some designers preferred organic shapes and curves, inspired by Scandinavian design and nature. Functionality: Furniture was often designed to be practical and functional. Some coffee tables had built-in shelves or drawers to create additional storage space. Colors: The color palette of the 1950s often included bold, vibrant colors such as yellow, orange, and green, but neutral tones such as black, white, and gray were also popular. Among the most well-known designers of coffee tables in the 1950s were Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen, and Isamu Noguchi.

During the 1950s, Italy was an important player in the furniture industry and many famous designers created iconic furniture pieces, including coffee tables. Some of the features of Italian design in the 1950s were elegance, refined aesthetics, and the use of high-quality materials.

Another well-known designer from this period was Gio Ponti, who designed the “Coffee Table”. This coffee table has an elegant, organic shape with curved legs made of brass and an oval table top made of tinted glass.

Other designers who were active in Italy during the 1950s include Vittorio Dassi, Osvaldo Borsani, and Marco Zanuso. The designs of these designers are characterized by clean lines and the use of high-quality materials such as wood, leather, and metal

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