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Italian SET of 2 lady chairs & Sofa & coffee table Duilio Barnabé all original

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all pieces in ORIGINAL condition:: Italian 1950s SET consisting of LADY CHAIRS + SOFA SET most probably made by Arflex with its original original covering in amazing good condition for its age! measurements / Maße : Sofa total width / Gesamtbreite des Sofas: 135cm ~ seating width / Sitzbreite: 115cm Lady chairs width / Gesamtbreite der Sessel: 70cm ~ seating width / Sitzbreite: 50cm Sofa & Lady chairs: total height / H ges.: 87cm ~ seating height / Sitzhöhe: 40cm ~ seating depth / Sitztiefe: 48cm total depth / Tiefe ges.: 87cm PLUS Duilio Barnabé (also known as Dubè) coffee table Rectangular coffee table with ivory marble top supported by a sculpted cast brass base with a relief of figures and four spider legs on oval feet. The figures on the leg are abstracted in a typical 1950s style and tell the story of life. Reference; Artnet 2011, 'La Foglie', coffee table by Duilio (Dubè) Barnabé 1955 Italy for Fontana Arte measurements / Maße : width / Breite: 46 cm height / Höhe: 44 cm diameter / Durchmesser: 85 cm NOTE: you´re welcome asking us for a shipping quote by sending your postcode - in case you´d just be interested in table or/and sofa or/and chairs feel free to ask
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