Quittenbaum to auction Italian design icons

The Munich-based auction house Quittenbaum will be offering a wide variety of Italian furniture, collectables and classic design pieces on 23 September 2014, from which we’ve picked our 10 favourites…

More than 250 lots that "illustrate the revolutionary ideas of Italian designers and architects” will be going under the hammer, including plenty of striking items of furniture, lighting and decorative objects. Among the prominent classics from Italian design history is the red Bocca Marilyn lip sofa by Studio 65, along with a huge range of items representing such well-known names as Piero Fornasetti, Ettore Sottsass, Gino Sarfatti, Osvaldo Borsani and Angelo Mangiarotti. The complete auction catalogue can be found in the Classic Driver Market. Incidentally, on 25 September 2014 Quittenbaum will be holding a more general Design auction at its Munich premises - all lots can be found here.

Our favourites from the Italian Design auction