Large Dimitri Omersa for Abercrombie & Fitch Leather Bull Footstool/Ottoman c.1960

$3,795

ABOUT

A large vintage leather bull foot stool or ottoman impressed "Almazan".

  • CREATOR Designed by Dimitri Omersa (1927 - 1985) and retailed through Abercrombie and Fitch.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE Spain. c.1960.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Leather.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Sturdy. Works well as a foot rest. Repair to the leather on one leg. Break and wear in leather near repair but stable.
  • DIMENSIONS H 21.5 in. x W 28 in. x D 17 in.

HISTORY

PROVENANCE: This example was purchased while on holiday in Spain in the 1960s. It is thought then, that this example may have been made by Made by Valenti, Spain. This type of whimsical footstool has been created throughout the 20th century. One of the earliest examples, in the form of a pig, was released by the London firm Liberty & Co. as early as 1927. In the 1960s the concept was redeveloped by Dimitri Omersa who added his own animal form designs.

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