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Dreef 22 Haaften 4175 AH , Netherlands Call Seller 31657840458

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Franco Poli Dining Table “Cangrande” in Walnut for Bernini, Italy 1970s

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  • Description
    A magnificent solid walnut wood table with a gorgeous beveled crystal top with sandblasted frosted bands by Italian designer Franco Poli for Bernini in 1979. Its architectural frame is a piece of art and Franco Poli clearly applied the style for which he is so known for. Envision the table to be as big as a building and how impressive that would be. The proportions could very well make that possible.

    Design
    Let’s look at the frame that has such a striking and luxurious appearance because of the use of walnut, applied in a Bernini manner.The four solid legs carry a double beam that runs over the entire length of the frame and sticks out on both sides. Resulting in an extra layer and dynamic perspective seen from every angle. The beams are held in place by respectively two Allen bolts through each leg. Those are connected to two pieces on each outer side of the leg. In the middle of the frame, there is another wooden connection, decorated with the beautiful Bernini monogram. Another refined aspect is the placement of the dark dots as a beautiful overall embellishment. The four ebony thorns on the top of each leg carry the imposing crystal top. This top is decorated with two decorative etched bands and those bands are merely interrupted by those taking ebony points. A very refined choice that is totally in harmony with the overall style of the table.

    Condition
    The frame shows a couple of marks and scratches but is not affecting its radiating look in any way whatsoever. The crystal table top has no chips, however some scratches.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Notes: Bernini
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Walnut, Glass
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 728255
  • Dimensions
    W. 94.49 in; H. 29.13 in; D. 33.46 in;
    W. 240 cm; H. 74 cm; D. 85 cm;
Message from Seller:

AtKris Studio has a passion for 20th century design and searches for the inspiring stories hidden behind a piece of furniture. Ranging from an Art Deco bar cabinet from the 1920s, or a Danish Design coffee table by Nanna Ditzel, to an iconic Italian Gio Ponti desk.

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