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First edition three seater leather sofa by Mario Marenco, Arflex, Italy, 1970s

$ 11,865
  • Description
    A first edition three-seater Marenco leather sofa by Arflex from the 1970s, designed by the talented Mario Marenco.

    Introduced in 1970, this sofa showcases a modular architecture, comprising distinct seat, back, and arm cushions. Its linear, modular design emanates an aura of refined sophistication, seamlessly harmonizing with its soft, rounded contours.

    This sofa, meticulously designed by Mario Marenco, a multifaceted personality renowned as a television author, comedic writer, and entertainment luminary, epitomizes an era marked by consummate elegance and cultural vibrancy. Marenco navigated the latter half of the 20th century with an unparalleled grace, infusing his creations with a blend of wit, charm, and surreal humor.

    Crafted with a modular framework, the sofa's structure conceals underlying metal supports within the cushioning, yielding a visually soft and deconstructed appearance. Its design ethos reflects an era characterized by a synthesis of innovation and artistic expression.

    Among Marenco's diverse oeuvre, this sofa, alongside other seminal works, represents the zenith of a bygone epoch, now immortalized in the annals of design history. These artifacts serve as conduits for transmitting the essence of an era defined by its elegance, conviviality, and a hint of whimsical fantasy—a timeless testament to Marenco's enduring legacy.

    Presented in its original leather upholstery, meticulously restored to retain the essence of its era, the sofa epitomizes the design ethos of Arflex, a venerable brand synonymous with Italian design excellence. Its dimensions, meticulously calibrated to optimize comfort and visual appeal, underscore its status as an iconic piece within the pantheon of modernist furnishings.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Leather
    Condition: Good. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. The original leather has been restored.
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 724737
  • Dimensions
    W. 90.56 in; H. 25.6 in; D. 39.38 in;
    W. 230.02 cm; H. 65.02 cm; D. 100.03 cm;
    Seat H. 15.75 in;
    Seat H. 40.01 cm;
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