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20th Century Italian Studio PFR Teak Writing Desk by Ponti, Fornaroli & Rosselli

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A dark-brown, vintage Mid-Century modern Italian writing table made of hand carved Teakwood, designed by Gio Ponti, Antonio Fornaroli & Alberto Rosselli and produced by Studio PFR in good condition. The freestanding desk has a floating wooden top, consisting of seven drawers and two locks, composed with its original brass hardware, supported by a black metal frame, standing on four round feet. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1940 - 1960, Milan, Italy.

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Giovanni "Gio" Ponti was an Italian architect, industrial designer, furniture designer, artist, teacher, writer and a publisher born in 1891 Milan, Italy and passed away in 1979 Milan. In 1921, Ponti graduated with a degree in architecture at the Polytechnic Institute in Milan. Over the years, Ponti has built more than a hundred buildings in Italy and around the world. He was a major player in the renewal of Italian design after WW2.

Antonio Fornaroli was an Italian architect and a designer born and passed away in Italy. Fornaroli's personal life and professional training remains lost in history.

Alberto Rosselli was an Italian architect, designer and a teacher, born in 1921, in Palermo, Italy and passed away in 1976. He was known to be the pioneer of industrial design and an advocate of new teaching based on rigorous methodological criteria, implementing the concept of design as a real decision making process. In the 1960's, Rosselli started working with the well known architect Gio Ponti and the engineer Antonio Fornaroli in the Ponti Fornaroli Rosselli ( P.F.R ) studio.

Material: Wood, Metal
Details: Teakwood, Brass
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 30" H x 63" W x 31.5" D

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