Unique Sculptural Wooden Dining Table By Nerone & Patuzzi
Unique 'one of a kind' wooden Sculptural dining table by Nerone and Patuzzi for Gruppo NP2, Italy 1970. The table can be used both as a dining- or as a center table. Composed of solid wooden layers which are routed out in a beautiful artistic form. Nerone Ceccarelli developed a special technic to achieve an unique result on the surface of the wood; he first burned the wood with a flame and waxed it in. The flame and wax giving it it's unique warmth and saturation. The table has a clear wax finish providing an extra depth and rich feeling to the surface. On top of the base lays a 19 mm thick glass top, the heavy top rests on the original rubber parts which are making sure the top doesn't slide away. All in an excellent condition.
Gruppo NP2 was founded in 1962 by Nerone Ceccarelli & Giancarlo Patuzzi. They experimented with new sources of poetic expression from the materials. Ceccarelli was the creator of the artworks, he studied in Florence and Venice, it was the last city where he met Carlo Scarpa who was of a big influence in the search for details and compositional balance. Nerone & Patuzzi worked together with architects, among them names as Marcel Breur and Oscar Niemeyer but also worked in private commission as well as important sculptures for the public space.