Naomi

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FUTURE ANTIQUE GALLERY

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NAOMI Bookcase by Ettore Sottsass, 1984/1992


For information request

DESCRIPTION, DETAILS & DIMENSIONS:
Lime, wengè, abet print, briar, lacquering, glass.
Dimensions ( cm ): W 216 x D 60 x H 225

CREATOR: Meccani Arredamenti

DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1993
Meccani copper plate, firebrand and numbering.

This Work of Design is out of production and not be reproduced in the future

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Handmade in Italy

The bookcase is cataloged and authenticated by the Meccani Archive .

A collection of works , projects , documents from the 50s in Cascina ( Pisa ) .


BIBLIOGRAPHY, PUBLICATIONS, EXHIBITIONS:

- Pencil Drawing by Ettore Sottsass , 19-3-1984

- Executive Project , 1992

- Exhibition " La Darrera Oportunitat D'Esser Avantguarda " , Centre D'Art Santa Monica Barcelona , 29/3 - 4/5 1993

- Original Catalog Meccani Arredamenti

- Letter ( Ettore Sottsass - Ferdinando Meccani ) from the Original Catalog Meccani Arredamenti

- The Naomi bookcase participated in the Brafa Art Fair 2020 Brussels :

Wall Street International , Brafa Art Fair 26/1 - 2/2 2020 Brussels " Un appuntamento per appassionati di bellezza e di arte ".

- Three Sixty , Brafa 2020 tra Arte e Design , Brafa Bruxelles per interior designer e collezionisti.

- Interni Magazine , Brafa 2020 . A Bruxelles va in scena la piu' antica mostra - mercato d'arte antica e moderna d'Europa.
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Original Meccani Arredamenti Catalog

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Pencil Drawing by Ettore Sottsass, 1984

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Executive project 1992 by Ettore Sottsass for Meccani Arredamenti " Mobile Libreria"

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Letter from the original catalog Meccani Arredamenti

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The Naomi bookcase was presented to the public for the first time at the Exhibition: La Darrera Oportunitat d'Esser Avantguarda, Centre d'Art Santa Monica 1993 Barcelona

Bbys Magazine
The Best in Design ( may 2019 )
"…
with touches of bright colors , the Naomi Library is one of Sottsass' creations
where play with unusual materials and assembly defy the codes of traditional furniture design ."