Two plastic umbrella / ashtray / trash bin stands in white (discoloured) and black by Italian designer Gino Colombini, 'Portaombrelli', model 4610-50 for Kartell Italy, in good vintage condition.
With a detachable stainless steel chrome ashtray which can be attached on the top. The black version is marked on the bottom but the white one isn't (the older versions weren't marked as is done nowadays), please see the photos.
Dimensions: 60 cm high (with the ashtray 1 cm higher) x diameter of 25 cm.
NOTE: This lot does not include the walking canes and umbrella!
Gino Colombini (1915), now 105 years old, is an Italian architect and industrial designer. From 1933 until 1952, Colombini worked in the Milanese workshop of the architect and designer Franco Albini
From 1953 to 1960, Colombini was technical director of Kartell, which was founded by Giulio Castelli to produce plastic injection mould products. Kartell manufactured modern household appliances that were distinctive and colourful, offering a total transition from the typical utilitarian aesthetics of the 1950s.
Colombini designed many household appliances for Kartell which were revolutionary and affordable examples of everyday objects. His products include, among others, a carpet beater (1957), a lemon squeezer (1958), plastic washbasins, lettuce containers, lunchboxes and a cleaning shovel with a long handle (1959). One of his most well-known designs is a round umbrella stand made of ABS plastic with a stainless steel ashtray (1965).
Gino Colombini received the Compasso d'Oro for the designs from 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1960 that he produced for Kartell. Source: Wikipedia.
Condition: in accordance with age and use, some signs of wear, small scratches and stains on the ABD plastic, but with no tears or missing pieces of plastic. Please see the last photos from the series to see the older white version with deeper scratches (shown with red arrows). Also there is some corrosion on the bottom of the ashtray.
Please have a good look at the photos for a correct impression of the offered lot.
Will be sent well-packaged and by registered post, using PostNL Parcel service, in the Netherlands and abroad. Please visit our Catawiki page catawiki.grooveydesign.nl with other vintage designer lots as well.
- Nombre d’articles
- Parapluie / cendrier / poubelle standard
- Acier (inoxydable), Plastique ABS
- Designer / Artiste
- Gino Colombini
- Fabricant / Marque
- Modèle / Nom
- Model 4610-50
- Période estimée
- Pays d’origine
- Bon état - quelques usures et tâches dues à l’âge
- 60×25×0 cm