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Pair of "Bastiano" Chairs by Afra and Tobia Scarpa


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).


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  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent. The frame is original and in great condition. The cushions have been recovered..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 27 in. x W 36 in. x D 31 in.

    H 68.58 cm x W 91.44 cm x D 78.74 cm

  • Seat height
    14.6 in. (37.09 cm)
  • Seller location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
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