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Bruno Gecchelin for Busnelli Lounge Chair and Ottoman in Red Leather

$5,600per set


Bruno Gecchelin for Busnelli, lounge chair and ottoman, leather, fiberglass, chromed metal, Italy, 1972 This great, rare lounge chair with matching ottoman designed in 1972 by Bruno Gecchelin for Busnelli, comes in its original red leather upholstery. The leather seating is held by a fiberglass shell, which swivels on a chromed steel base. This steel base has a light and dynamic feeling to it which creates a beautiful contrast with the other shapes and materials used for this piece. Bruno Gecchelin was born in Milan in 1939. In 1962 he developed studies and research on compact gas and refrigerators for Indesit and began designing furnishing elements for Gruppo Industriale Busnelli. In the same period he joined the design office of Olivetti di Ivrea, directed by Ettore Sottsass and based in Milan. He stayed there for about fifteen years designing machines and electronic terminals as well as office furniture. He won several international prizes including BIO Ljubljana, IF product design award in Hannover and three Compasso d'Oro Awards: the first in 1989 for the series of commercials Spark production IGuzzini Illuminazione, the second in 1991 for the heat pump AGH 171 New production Aermec-Riello and the third in 2004 for Fratelli Guzzini's Latina juicer. VAT within the EU: When buying or delivering an item within the EU, VAT usually applies and will be added.


  • Creator
    Busnelli (Manufacturer),Bruno Gecchelin (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 31.89 in. (81 cm)Width: 36.62 in. (93 cm)Depth: 45.28 in. (115 cm)Seat Height: 15.36 in. (39 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • 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 highquality standard, ask our design specialists for detailed information.
  • Seller Location
    Waalwijk, NL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 450109081stDibs: LU933122495762

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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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