Description

CONVERSO

This unique illuminated mirror was designed by Osvaldo and Valeria Borsani and produced by Tecno. It was owned by Ziuta Gerstenzang Akston (1901-1994) and Joseph James Akston (1895-1983) of Palm Beach.

Born in Varedo, Borsani (1911-1985) was an Italian architect-designer. In his early career, he designed bespoke furniture for his family's business Atelier Varedo. In 1953, he along with his twin brother Fulgenzio launched the modernist furniture manufacturing company Tecno.




DESIGNER/

Osvaldo Borsani

DATE/

1971

MATERIALS/

Steel, mirror, chrome

DIMENSIONS/

170.18 cm x W 29.85 cm x D 27.94 cm

STYLE/

Historic

HERITAGE/

Italy

SHIPS FROM/

Chicago

$18,000

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