Certificate of authenticity and provenance by Nikol Art, inventario MMLZ /N1T / OP /1272
Prototype created by Massironi for Nikol. Provenance: Nikol Art, Padova. Unique piece.
LINEARE / ZETA is a design by Manfredo Massironi and its prerogative lies in the geometric pattern of the doors which allows to create a variety of kinetic images with a strong visual impact. The containers, manufactured by NIKOL since 1973, can have doors with a back or double doors (like this prototype).
Literature: Fabio D'Ambrosio, "Manfredo Massironi – Ricerca visiva e arte / Arte e ricerca visiva", Editore Milano, Macerata 24 May - 12 June 2007, p.23 fig.1; "Manfredo Massironi – La dinamica dell’oggetto visivo", Allemandi Editore, Padova, 20 December 2008 - 8 March 2009, p. 163 (“Container LINEARE / ZETA of 1974-1975 with passing glass doors, which acts as an interference element between the container and its content, i.e. the volumes and the objects placed inside).
Fire stamp Nikol Design Manfredo Massironi