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Margarita armchair by Roberto Matta

Paradisoterrestre Edition, exclusively for DIMOREGALLERY
Cast bronze
Italy, 2019 (designed for Simon International in 1971)
w 88 d 48 h 135 cm

Limited edition of 25 pieces
Identification number and artist’s signature engraved

Ref. Number: RMMABR01

This “functional work of art” represents in an exemplary way the concept
of Ultramobile, operation conceived by Dino Gavina in 1971 with
the aim of adapting in a surprising way the surrealist object to daily
use. Margarita was cast in bronze the first time to fix an idea: it is a
petrol can, opened up like a daisy, a barrel turned into a tribal throne.
Almost 50 years after the first prototypes and the very few works
actually produced by Simon International, the re-edition of Margarita
in a brand new aluminium version has been possible thanks to Alisée
Matta.

Each piece is provided with a Certificate of Authenticity.