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AN Italian "Anfibio" Sofa Bed By Alessandro Becchi For Giovannetti Collezioni

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One of the rarest of mid-century design sofas, the “Anfibio” sofa bed was a design by Alessandro Becchi for Giovannetti Collezioni in 1972. The Anfibio is a cult item of its genre. It combines aesthetics with practicality; with a few simple manoeuvres it can be transformed from comfortable sofa to a full sized double bed. This particular example is in superb condition considering its age. The vast majority of these sofas that are available to buy have been reupholstered but this example almost certainly dating to the late 1970s / early 1980s is still in its original denim fabric upholstery. The Anfibio is a wonderful conversation piece, an icon of pop-art design and can be seen at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. CONDITION In Good Vintage Condition - A black mark (possibly ink) to the seating area nearest to the right hand armrest, about two inches long, some lightening to the denim on the seating area in the middle of the sofa and another smaller area to the right hand armrest. Please refer to photographs. Overall excellent vintage condition, structurally sound, ready to use, clean and all the zippers work perfectly. SIZE Height: 60cm Width: 176cm Depth: 94cm Seat Height: 35cm
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  • Dimensions:
    Height: 23.63 in (60 cm)Width: 69.3 in (176 cm)Depth: 37.01 in (94 cm)Seat Height: 13.78 in (35 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
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  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1972
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. In Good Vintage Condition - A black mark (possibly ink) to the seating area nearest to the right hand armrest, about two inches long. Please refer to photographs.
  • Seller Location:
    Royal Tunbridge Wells, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: B94181stDibs: LU1348235793462
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