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Vico Magistretti, 122

Vico Magistretti, 122

Vico Magistretti (1920-2006)




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.



Height : 75 cm (29 in.1/2)    

Width : 51 cm (20 in.)

Depth : 51 cm (20 in.)



Private collection



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.



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

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