Furniture / Vico Magistretti, 122, Chairs

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Description

Vico Magistretti (1920-2006)


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A set of six dark brown walnut and red velvet  chairs. Each with a bent plywood back, the seat upholstered with red velvet on four feet.

Manufactured by Cassina.

Italy. 1967.


Dimensions

Height : 75 cm (29 in.1/2)    

Width : 51 cm (20 in.)  

Depth : 51 cm (20 in.)


Provenance

Private collection


Literature

Giuliana Gramigna and Paola Biondi, Il Design in Italia, Allemandi, Torino, 2002, 

p. 280, fig. 3 and 4.


Giuliana Gramigna, Repertorio 1950-1980, Mondadori, Milano, 2001, p.253

 

Giampiero Bosoni, Made in Cassina, Skira, Milano, 2008, p.205


Note

Magistretti's experiments with stackable chairs started with this small production in walnut and led two years later to the famous plastic 'Selene' chair.


Price on request.