Phillips de Pury & Company: JOSÉ ZANINE CALDAS, Namoradeira rocker

Namoradeira Rocker by JOSɉ ZANINE CALDAS

Namoradeira Rocker by JOSÉ ZANINE CALDAS , ca. 1970

“Namoradeira” rocker, ca. 1970
Pequi wood.
28 x 39 1/2 x 33 1/4 in. (71.1 x 100.3 x 84.5 cm.)
ESTIMATE $15,000-20,000

SOLD AT $20,000

LITERATURE Maria Cecília Loschiavo dos Santos, Móvel Moderno no Brasil, Sao Paulo, 1995, p. 108; Hugo Segawa, Ver Zanine, exh. cat., Centro Cultural Banco Do Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, 2003, p. 34

In the wake of Brazil’s 1964 military coup, Zanine lost his position at the University of Brasilia and considered defecting to Yugoslavia. Politics and persecution aside, the designer remained loyal to his roots—and roots. He didn’t abscond to distant shores, he retreated…

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