Canaan

  • Marcel Breuer

Year: 1962

Dimensions: cm W 146 D 60 H 76 | in W 57,5 D 23,6 H 29,9
Condition: minor wear consistent with age and use
Production: Gavina spa

Description:
Desk with drawers and filing cabinet. Rosewood structure.

Gavina was in Breuer’s country house in New Canaan. Here he found this masterpiece and decided to manufacture it with the name Canaan.

Bibliography:

Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera, “Dino Gavina Ultrarazionale Ultramobile”, Editrice Compositori, Milano 1998, pp. 172, 173

Fondazione Scientifica Querini Stampalia, “Dino Gavina, collezioni emblematiche del moderno dal 1950 al 1992”, Jaca Book, Milano 1992, p. 55

Virgilio Vercelloni, “L’ avventura del design: Gavina”, Jaca Book, Milano 1987, p. 30

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