Jose Zanine Caldas, Important solid wood sofa

Jose Zanine Caldas (1919-2001)

Important solid wood sofa
Circa 1980

This sofa made up of solid vinhatico wood is typical of Jose Zanine Caldas work. He concentrates his research on wood, vernacular living material. His first concern is not the one of a designer ; he creates as an activist working on the protection of the forest.

Height 82 cm (32 ¼ in)- Width 171 cm (67 ¼ in)- Depth 65 cm (25 ½ in)

Provenance : Marius Fontana collection, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Literature :
- "Movel Moderno Brasileiro", Marcelo Vasconcellos & Alberto Vincente, éd. Olhares, Sao Paulo, 2017, pp. 164-165
- "Movel Brasileiro moderno", Marcelo Vasconellos é Maria Lucia Braga, éd. Aéroplano - FVG Pro- jetos, Rio de Janeiro, 2012, pp. 164-165
- "Desenho da utopia", Jayme Vargas, éd. Olhares, Sao Paulo, 2016, p. 160

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