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Fausto Stool, ca. 1972

This is a Stool. It was designed by Novello Finotti and manufactured by Simon Gavina. It is dated ca. 1972 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is polished cast bronze, sheepskin upholstery. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Irwin R. Berman and Linda Berman. It is credited The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection.

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Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Saddle Stool, 2008
  • cast aluminum.
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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 47.3 x 28.9 x 23.8 cm (18 5/8 x 11 3/8 x 9 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Fausto Stool, ca. 1972; Designed by Novello Finotti ; Italy; polished cast bronze, sheepskin upholstery; H x W x D: 47.3 x 28.9 x 23.8 cm (18 5/8 x 11 3/8 x 9 3/8 in.); The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection; 2013-50-10

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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