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Pair of Marco Zanuso 'Milord ' Loveseats in Mohair Velvet, 1957, Arflex Italy

$18,000per set

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Lovely pair of restored 'Milord' loveseats by Marco Zanuso for Arflex,Italy finished in Mohair fabric with mahogany veneer side panels. Both chairs are signed with original early fabric 'Arflex' manufacturer's labels. Zanuso's presitgious 'Milord' seating series was first unveiled at the prestigious 1957 ' IX Triennale' design exhibition in Milan, please refer to the black and white photos in IMAGE 2 which document this exhibition . This model proved to be incredibly popular with both architects and design journalists of the time and featured twice on the front cover of the prestigious design magazine 'Rivista dell Arredamento' in both August and November 1961 . Please refer to Bibliography below. The upholstery on these chairs has been fully restored including new foam throughout (latex and pantera) and new high quality 'Pirelli' rubber seat support webbing all as per the original manufacturer's specification. The chairs are finished in beautful 'Musco' (color code 01/00) mohair fabric by the Dutch company 'DE PLOEG'. The Mahogany veneered side panels have also been sensitively refurbished in line with maintaining the chair's vintage authenticity . These chairs have high quality solid birchwood frames. LITERATURE : 'RIVISTA DELL ARREDAMENTO' , October 1957, pg 20 ( documents the 'Milord series' unveiling at the 1957 IX 'triennale' exhibition. 'RIVISTA DELL ARREDAMENTO' number 80, August 1961 COVER PAGE 'RIVISTA DELL ARREDAMENTO' number 83, November 1961 COVER PAGE 'RIVISTA DELL ARREDAMENTO' mumber 84, December 1961 pages 10-11 'DOMUS' October 1962, page 41 . Please refer to LAST IMAGE 'RIVISTA DELL ARREDAMENTO' number 106, Octiber 1963, Arflex advert unpaginated 'ARFLEX 51 - 81 ' Baroni, 1981, page 20, figs 6 & 7 EXHIBITIONS: 1957 ' IX TRIENALLE' , MILAN.

Details

  • Creator
    Arflex (Manufacturer),Marco Zanuso (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 31.5 in. (80 cm)Width: 53.75 in. (136.5 cm)Depth: 33.86 in. (86 cm)Seat Height: 17.33 in. (44 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1960
  • Condition
    Reupholstered. Refinished. Rewoven. Wear consistent with age and use. The wood side panels have been sensitively refurbished with respect to still maintaining their authentic vintage patina, The underlying upholstery has been fully restored with all original and authentic materials and finished in new mohair fabric.
  • Seller Location
    bergen op zoom, NL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU930113688981

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