Offered by: Kabinet Hubert
Nijverheidsstraat 1 Rijswijk 2288 , Netherlands Call Seller 31626085121


Important Pair of Osvaldo Borsani P71 Armchairs in Walnut, Tecno, Italy, 1954

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  • Description
    This important pair of armchairs was designed by Osvaldo Borsani and produced by Tecno in Como, Italy in 1954. The very rare P71 was one of the first designs produced by Tecno after the company was founded by Osvaldo Borsani and his brother Fulgenzio in 1953. The model was exhibited at the X Milan Triennale in 1954 and was later also included in the interior of the Villa Borsani, the designer's own home in Varedo.

    The striking design is marked by the sculptural legs and open arm rests in solid Italian walnut wood. The chairs have been newly upholstered in a pear green / yellow chenille fabric.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Walnut, Chenille Fabric
    Condition: Good. Reupholstered, Minor wear consistent with age and use
    Creation Date: 1954
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Book References: Irene de Guttry and Maria Paola Maino, Il Mobile Italiano Degli Anni '40 e '50, Bari, 1992, p. 115, fig. 28 Giuliana Gramigna and Fulvio Irace, Osvaldo Borsani, Rome, 1992, pp. 221, 235, 291.
    Article References: Rivista dell' Arredamento 4, April 1955, front cover
    Incollect Reference #: 456396
  • Dimensions
    W. 26.38 in; H. 33.86 in; D. 31.1 in;
    W. 67 cm; H. 86 cm; D. 79 cm;
    Seat H. 16.54 in;
    Seat H. 42 cm;
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