Offered by: L.A. STUDIO
Calle Castelló, 8 *Madrid 28001 , Spain Call Seller 34913657566


Midcentury Afra and Tobia Scarpa for Maxalto "Africa" Italian Chest of Drawers

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  • Description
    Chest of ten drawers model "Africa" designed by Afra and Tobia Scarpa, it belongs to the Artona series produced by Maxalto for B&B Italy. Tall chest of drawers made in walnut with ebonized inlays. Drawers and handles upholstered in its original brown leather, Italy, 1970s.

    Afra (1937-2011) & Tobia (1935-) Scarpa both studied on the Venice Institute of Architecture. Tobia first worked for the Italian glass manufacturer Venini. From 1960 on the couple opened their own design office who designed for numerous major Italian and international companies like Flos, Gavina, B&B Italia, Cassina, Knoll International and many interior projects for numerous companies worldwide. Their work includes architecture and everyday items like furniture and clothing.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Leather, Wood, Rosewood
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Modern
    Dealer Reference #: LA00400098
    Incollect Reference #: 299955
  • Dimensions
    W. 17.72 in; H. 55.91 in; D. 17.72 in;
    W. 45 cm; H. 142 cm; D. 45 cm;
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