Black Leather Afra and Tobia Scarpa Chairs, Model 121, for Cassina

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Set of four chairs model 121, in wood and black leather, by Afra & Tobia Scarpa for Cassina, Italy, 1965.

Set of four chairs by Italian designer couple Tobia and Afra Scarpa. These chairs have a cubic and basic appearance. The base consist of four straight legs, which provide and open look. The seatingand back are beautifully shaped and slightly curved, covered in original black leather. These chairs are very well detailed and feature various original design elements such as the gap in the lower back and the extension of the back below the seat.

The leather of these chairs make them very special. They are hardly found in such a good condition, only minor stains and signs of age are visible.

Literature: Gramigna, Giuliana. Repertorio del Design Italiano 1950-2000 per L'Arredamento Domestico. Allemandi: Torino, 2003, p. 223.

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Details

  • Period
    20th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Leather
    Wood
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    31.5 in. H x 18.9 in. W x 22.05 in. D
    80 cm H x 48 cm W x 56 cm D
  • Seat Height
    17.72 in. (45 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • Number of Items
    4
  • Reference Number
    LU93317640113
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2012

Typical response time: 3 hours

Located in Waalwijk, NL

Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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