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Tobia & Afra Scarpa for Molteni Six 'Monk' Chairs in Red Leather

$11,700per set

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Afra & Tobia Scarpa for Molteni, set of six 'Monk' dining chairs, walnut, red leather, Italy, 1974 Afra & Tobia Scarpa designed the 'Monk' chairs for Molteni in 1974. The red leather forms a striking combination with the beautifully grained walnut wood. Interesting is the 'flat' shape of this chair where the designer has chosen to place the legs cross-angled. This decision gives the chair the appearance of being light-weight, whilst in fact they are very well-constructed and heavy. All in all, an iconic and high-quality chair. Simplified and solid design by Italian award winning designers couple Afra & Tobia Scarpa. VAT within the EU: When buying or delivering an item within the EU, VAT usually applies and will be added. Afra (1937-2011) & Tobia (1935-) Scarpa both studied on the Venice Institute of Architecture. Tobia first worked for the Italian glass manufacturer Venini. From 1960 on the couple opened their own design office. Their work includes architecture and everyday items like furniture and clothing. Tobia & Afra designed for numerous major Italian and international companies like Flos, Gavina, B&B Italia, Cassina and Knoll International.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29.34 in. (74.5 cm)Width: 20.48 in. (52 cm)Depth: 18.51 in. (47 cm)Seat Height: 17.33 in. (44 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 6
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1974
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Every item Morentz offers is checked by our team of 30 craftsmen in our in-house workshop. Special restoration or reupholstery requests can be done. We guarantee a very high quality standard, ask our design specialists for detailed information.
  • Seller Location
    Waalwijk, NL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 501090281stDibs: LU933123291762

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    Ships From: Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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4.8 / 5
Located in Waalwijk, Netherlands

Established in 2006, Morentz has a team of approximately 55 restorers, upholsterers, interior advisers and art historians, making it a gallery, workshop and upholstery studio, all in one. Every day, a carefully selected array of 20th-century furniture arrives from all over the world at the firm’s warehouse, where the team thoroughly e...

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