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Pair of 'Elettra' Lounge Chairs by BBPR

Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials lamb fur upholstery, enameled steel, Pirelli rubber
W. 24 in; H. 28 in; D. 29.5 in;
W. 60.96 cm; H. 71.12 cm; D. 74.93 cm;
Seat H. 18.5 in;
Seat H. 46.99 cm;
Condition Excellent. In excellent condition and newly upholstered cushions.
Creation Date circa 1953
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description Original pair of 1950s 'Elettra' lounge chairs with black enameled tubular steel frames ending in plastic finials on back supports and legs, Pirelli rubber webbing strap seat supports, and newly upholstered luxurious white Kalgan lamb fur cushions.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
200 Lex Booth Number 47
Book References Il design italiano degli anni '50 a cura del Centrokappa, Ricerche Design Editrice, Milan, 1985, p. 118 Giuliana Gramigna, Repertorio del design italiano 1950-2000, Volume 1, Allemandi, Torino, 2003, p. 31
Article References Domus, n. 324, November 1953, cover and p. 31 Domus, n. 395, October 1962, p. 76 Rivista dell'arredamento, October 1958, cover and pp. 3,8 Rivista dell'arredamento, July 1957, p. 42
Dealer Reference Number BBP101
Incollect Reference Number 268968
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