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Emanuele Rambaldi, set of 8 'Ramba' dining chairs by Sanguineti Chiavari 1951

$7,908.67per set

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An unique set of eight Chiavari dining chair designed by Emanuele Rambaldi and produced by Figli di Sanguineti Colombo. Made in beech and cane the 'Ramba' model is the second attempt of the prolific collaboration between the artist and this important Chiavari cabinetmaker and dated 1951. With slightly curved legs and a graceful body, this chair emphasise the 'Chiavarina' (Chiavari chair) concept of lightness, sturdiness and slim proportions which - among other things - inspired Gio Ponti in the creative process of two of him masterpieces: the Leggera chair in the early 50s and the Superleggera chair in the 1958. They weight just 1.750kg each This model is present in the first Sanguineti catalogue (1956) and it is pictured in the Roberto Aloi book 'L'arredamento Moderno - Quinta edizione - 1952'. It was produced in small numbers between the 1951 and the early 1960s Dimensions: 43 x 41 x 89.5cm [DxWxH] Condition: No repairs, refinished beech structures – In six of them the original cane has been preserved and in excellent condition. Two of them were newly caned. Reference: - Roberto Aloi - ''L'arredamento Moderno - Quinta edizione - 1952 - p. 281'' - First Sanguineti Catalogue - 1956.

Details

  • Creator
    Emanuele Rambaldi (Designer),Figli Di Sanguineti (Cabinetmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 35.24 in. (89.5 cm)Width: 16.15 in. (41 cm)Depth: 16.93 in. (43 cm)Seat Height: 18.51 in. (47 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 8
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Beech,Cane,Caning
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1951
  • Condition
    Repaired: New cane in two chairs. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Chiavari, IT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU6764229191752

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    Ships From: Chiavari, Italy
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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