“1958…The Terni black-desk encapsulates the potential of a complex project, designed to respond to different requiremnets trought multiple variations achivable through a range of accessories.
The sharpe-edged rectangular tabletop is supported by two identical, pre-assemblled supports with solid wood components.The legs are each made up of a U-shaped element with twinned open arms intertwining with a crosspiece un-derneath the tabletop, onto they are screwed.

The desk is designed in two versions, with or without the typewriting compartment, in teak or rosewood, and produced until 1963.
After 1963 the desk is extensively redesigned by Ennio Fazioli and the MIM technical studio, as can be seen in the image published in the September 1965 Notiziiario MIM.In the 1970 MIM catalogue…it was re-named Tolomeo…”

Release: ICO PARISI DESIGN catalogo ragionato 1936-1960 – pag. 568 – SilvanaEditoriale