Stadera desk for Casa Caterina Marcenaro
October 22, 1951
Black painted metal, walnut veneer and brass, the top with close-nailed felt surface, and slate stone base
One of a kind
56¼ w x 32¾ d x 30¼ h in.
The Stadera desk for Casa Caterina Marcenaro was custom made by Italian architect Franco Albini for the Director of the Fine Art Office of Genova and museum curator Caterina Mecenaro in 1951. It is an asymmetric twin level desk accompanied by a movable pedestal of five drawers (with lock system) with twin upper-handles and lower castors. This one-of-a-kind Stadera desk for Casa Caterina Marcenaro is sold with Certificate of Authenticity issued by Fondazione Franco Albini.
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