TITO AGNOLI RATTAN CHAIRS,
H:68" D: 18.5" Estimate: €400 - €500.
APRIL 3rd, 2017 | Botterweg Auctions Amsterdam
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Tito Agnoli was born into an Italian family, in Lima, Peru, in 1931. He came to Italy after the war. Trained as a painter (having studied with Sironi), in 1949 he enrolled in the Faculty of Architecture, where he graduated in 1959 and was assistant to Gio Ponti and to Carlo De Darli. However, even in the early Fifties, he was already carrying out an intense professional activity in the field of design. He has created projects for, among others, Arflex, Cinova, Lema, Matteo Grassi, Molteni, Montina, Oluce, Pierantonio Bonacina, Poltrona Frau, Schiffini, Ycami. Some of his pieces are kept in the permanent collection of the MoMa in New York.