Italian Midcentury Sideboard, Attributed to Ico Parisi
Italian midcentury walnut parquetry inlaid sideboard with nine drawers under a shaped glass top shelf and supported on geometric form legs (attributed to Ico Parisi). Domenico “ico” parisi (1916, palermo – 1996, Como) was an Italian architect and designer. Parisi is one of the most important style formers of Italian furniture design in the 1950s. close friend of Gio Ponti, he is in undoubtedly one of the protagonists that determined the style of the period. Parisi defined himself as a renaissance artist, who was interested in all forms of art. He didn’t want to be labeled as only an architect, or an industrial designer, painter, photographer or installation artist, even though he pursued all these activities during his more than fifty years of creative life. Ico Parisi lived almost all his life in Como, Italy – where his father worked as an art teacher. Parisi designed many interiors, furniture (primarily in wood and metal), glass, and jewelry. He also worked on architecture projects – both independently and with his wife, Luisa. Their studio was a meeting place for collaborations between established artists and designers of the day. Clients included Singer & Sons, Altamira, M.I.M., Longhi, and Cassina.
- Depth: 19.75 Width: 75.0 Height: 35.5
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