Italian Shelving System, 1960s


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An architectural shelving system or room divider in teak and lacquered metal. Italy 1960s.

The shelving comprises four uprights - which can be configured as two single bays, a double or triple bay - together with three cabinets and ten shelves. The uprights have inverted Y feet, with adjustable brass feet, and an extendable upper section to allow the uprights to be braced against the ceiling. Each component is finished both front and back, allowing the system to be used as a room divider.

The set is in good vintage condition, with signs of wear in line with age and use, including light scratches, small dings and very slight fading between shelves (which is typically covered when the storage is in place).

Storage comprises:
- 2 shelves D 40cm
- 8 shelves D 26cm
- Drop front cabinet with dividers H 45cm
- Cabinet with drawers top or bottom H 50cm
- Cabinet with hinged doors H 45cm

Dimensions: W 244cm x D 40cm x H 273*-326cm

* Height of uprights without metal extension

Width of a single bay (2 uprights plus storage): 83cm

Width of storage components: 78cm

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