Pair of "Bastiano" Chairs by Afra and Tobia Scarpa

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Something of an update of Gerrit Rietveld's avant-garde "Crate" chair, the "Bastiano" was itself a highly influential design. It is often mistaken for being a product of the 'seventies, though the Scarpas created it for legendary design impressario Dino Gavina as early as 1960. These examples are in excellent, original condition (except for the cushions, which were recently recovered).

Details

  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Materials and Techniques
    Walnut
  • Condition
    Excellent. The frame is original and in great condition. The cushions have been recovered..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    27 in. H x 36 in. W x 31 in. D
    69 cm H x 91 cm W x 79 cm D
  • Seat Height
    14.6 in. (37 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU80911038024
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