Date of appearance: 1982
Dimensions: 17500 mm
Group: Memphis Milano
Designer: Shiro Kuramata
Materials: lacquered wood and lacquered metal

Shiro Kuramata for Memphis Milano, a 'Nikko' cabinet, designed and executed in 1982 lacquered wood and lacquered metal 175cm Provenance: This lot was purchased from Liberty and Co, London. The department store was granted the exclusive UK sale rights from Memphis for the duration of the celebrated Boiler House Project at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Eleven cabinets were produced each with an edition number. It is possible that the present example is unnumbered as it may have been the earliest example produced. Exhibited: 'Memphis', Scottish Arts Council Exhibition, Edinburgh, 1983.