Corso Fiume 3/a Torino 10131 , Italy Call Seller 39.349.856.2406


Armchair Tripolina by Viganò with Faux Leather Cover and Pocket

$ 8,500
  • Description
    Iconic armchair model "Tripolina" designed by Vittoriano Viganò and produced for Paolo Viganò, from 1950s.
    The Tripolina chair is an archetypical object coming from the history of efficiency and functional design that still inspires and becomes actual today.
    Foldable, with a wooden structure, metal joints and seat in canvas or leather, like other furnishings coming from a military background, its unique feature is its Minimalist and functional design, making it a timeless Classic. It was used during the Libian war as well as its Italian origins gave it the name “Tripolina”.
    Thanks to its quality and specifics, it is considered a milestone in the history of the chair, since it inspired many following designs and foldable solutions.
    This chair has the structure in foldable wood and the cover in faux leather with a special pocket on one side. Very good condition.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Italy
    Condition: Good. Very good condition
    Creation Date: 1950
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Art Deco, Mid Century
    Book References: Irene de Guttry, Maria Paola Maino, “Il mobile deco italiano”, Laterza, Bari, 2006, p. 56
    Article References: Domus 97 (January 1936), p. 34
    Dealer Reference #: S_54
    Incollect Reference #: 425972
  • Dimensions
    W. 28.35 in; H. 40.16 in; D. 35.43 in;
    W. 72 cm; H. 102 cm; D. 90 cm;
    Seat H. 14.96 in;
    Seat H. 38 cm;
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