Offered by: Donzella
200 Lexington Avenue, #1510 New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 212.965.8919


Rare Pair of Elettra Lounge Chairs by Studio BBPR for Arflex

$ 22,000
  • Description
    Enameled steel and fabric, rubber. A rare pair of original Elettra lounge chairs by Studio BBPR (Gianluigi Banfi (1910-1945), Lodovico Barbiano di Belgiojoso (1909-2004), Enrico Peressutti (1908-1976), and Ernesto Nathan Rogers (1909-1969). The '‘Elettra'‘ lounge chair won the Gold Medal prize for design, at the Compasso d'Oro, at the 1954 Triennale exhibition in Milan.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Enameled steel and fabric, rubber.
    Condition: Good. Very good condition. Metal appears to have been repainted at some point and recently reupholstered. Upholstery has recently been updated and original Arflex label affixed to each chair.
    Creation Date: 1953
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: 72 BBP 01
    Incollect Reference #: 548427
  • Dimensions
    W. 24 in; H. 28.5 in; D. 29 in;
    W. 60.96 cm; H. 72.39 cm; D. 73.66 cm;
    Seat H. 18 in; Back H. 11 in;
    Seat H. 45.72 cm; Back H. 27.94 cm;
Message from Seller:

Donzella is a curated gallery space that has specialized in post-war design since its inception in the early 1990s. Largely comprised of works by American interior designers and architects, as well as Italian architects and industrial designers, Paul Donzella's catalog of period furniture and lighting sets exceptional standards of form, quality, and rarity.

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