Furniture / Afra & Tobia Scarpa, Chairs model 925

Afra & Tobia Scarpa, Chaises modèle 925
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Description

Afra & Tobia Scarpa (1935-2011 & 1935-)

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A very rare set of four ashwood and red leather lounge chairs. The bent plywood arched back and seat upholstered with red leather and fixed on four joined ashwood rectangular feet.
Manufactured by Cassina.
With manufacturer's labels underneath.
Italy.
1960s.

Dimensions
Height : 80 cm (31 in.1/2)
Width : 47,5 cm (18 in.3/4)
Depth : 56 cm (22 in.)
Height of seat : 36 cm (14in.1/4)

Provenance
Private collection

Literature

Domus 453, ottobre 1967, p.26

Domus 444, novembre 1966, p.86

Ottagono 8, gennaio 1968, p. 20

Italy: The New Domestic Landscape, MoMA, Edited by Emilio Ambasz, New York, 1972, p.30

Antonio Piva, Afra e Tobia Scarpa, Architetti e designers, Mondadori, Milano, 1985, p.137

Giuliana Gramigna, Repertorio 1950-1980, Allemandi, Milano 2001, p.236

Modern Chairs: 1918-1970, The Whitechapel Art Gallery, p.81

Giampiero Bosoni, Made in Cassina, Skira, Milano, 2008, p.193

Roberto Masiero, Afra e Tobia scarpa / Tobia Scarpa : Architetti Architects 1959-1999 /Architetto Architect 2000-2009, Electa, 2009, p.92

Note
A very rare model.
One chair belonging to the collections of the Museum of Modern Art of New-York (Ref. 2243.1967)