Impressive desk by Hans Von Klier in very good condition.
This is the largest version. Manufactured in the 1970s by Gruppo Skipper, Italy.
The mahogany top has rounded edges with aluminum inlays and a black leather inlay on the top.
There is a channel on the left of the leather inlay that holds the original containers for assorted desk necessities. There are three small drawers on one side of the desk which are beautifully hidden in the round edge.
The top sits on two T-shaped bases which are made of polished metal.
From 1960-1968 working in the studio of Ettore Sottsass jr. Hans Von Klier creates the future-oriented design for Olivetti office equipment and office furnishing systems. During this period, von Klier exhibits twice at the Triennale in Milano and, in 1962, has the chance of his own exhibition for didactic toys at the gallery “ll Sestante” in Milano.
As an international designer, he has repeatedly been selected as a juror, amongst others for the German Federal Award “GUTE FORM” / E.S.A.G. Paris/ SMAU Milan/ INTERNATIONAL FARB-DESIGN PREIS Stuttgart/iF Hannover. In addition he has held lectures and speeches on modern design at several universities and institutions in Germany, England, the USA, Singapore and Canada. The focus of his current creations lies on corporate design, objects, furniture and office furnishing systems, conception and constructions for fairs and exhibitions and interior design.