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Italian Travertine Oval Top Samo Fluted Carved Base Dining Table Carlo Scarpa

Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials Travertine
Dimensions
W. 70.5 in; H. 27.75 in; D. 39 in;
W. 179.07 cm; H. 70.49 cm; D. 99.06 cm;
Condition Good.
Description This 'Samo' table is part of the 'Ultrarazionale' collection by Simon.
The base of the table shows the architectural influence visible that Scarpa is inspired by. Classical motifs are always present in this series of tables. The tabletop has very clean and straight travertine graining with the desirable hints of black.
Carlo Scarpa, (1906-2006) is generally acknowledged as the most important Italian Architect of the 1950s-1960s. He had a profound understanding of materials, landscape, and the history of Venetian culture.
The oval tabletop is in perfect condition with no scratches, cracks or restorations.
It sets on the base and anchored by one pin for a secure position.
The base is in great condition as well with no chips.
Literature
Giuliana Gramigna, Repertorio 1950/1980, Milan, 1985, p. 327; Virgilio Vercelloni, The Adventure of Design: Gavina, Milan, 1987, pp. 74-75. Overall size: 70.5" W x 39" D x 29" H.
Plateau: 1" thick.
Base: 24" W x 12" D x 27.75" H.
Oval top of base: 24" W x 14" D x 1.25" H.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Minimalist, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 323926
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