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Vico Magistretti, Chaises, Modèle 122
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Description

Vico Magistretti (1920-2006)

« 122 »

A set of six walnut and red leather chairs. Each with a bent plywood back, the seat upholstered with brown leather 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

Domus 444, novembre 1966, p.19-20

Domus 445, dicembre 1966, p.34


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.