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Afra & Tobia Scarpa Dining Table model Tobio with Marble Top B&B

$ 10,000
  • Description
    Since their first meeting at IUAV in Venice to their move to the Venetian countryside, Tobia Scarpa and Afra Bianchin shared first a degree, then a marriage and a career that marked their lives and those of Italian design at the turn of the 1970s and 1980s-golden years for design made in Italy.
    In the village on the border of Valdobbiadene, in a modest studio, the two began the work that opened the collaboration with Flos-it was 1962. So with Fantasma, Pierrot, Ariette and Papillona, the lighting brand lit its signature lamps. Already loyal followers of Aldo Bartolomeo's Stildomus, for which they designed Torcello-the first furniture system that allowed panels to be joined by a metal profile; in 1966, for B&B Italia, Tobia and Afra designed one of the cornerstones of comfort-symbolic furniture: Coronado, a piece that looked beyond national borders.
    Here for B&B they designed the table called "Tobio" with a wooden foot covered by leather and a top entirely in pink marble.
    Good condition, fully original, the table can be dismantled into top and base for shipping.
    Published in: Giuliana Gramigna, "Repertorio del Design Italiano1950-2000", Allemandi, 2011, pag. 224
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Notes: Giuliana Gramigna, "Repertorio del Design Italiano1950-2000", Allemandi, 2011, page 224
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Structure in wood, covered by faux leather, top in marble
    Condition: Good. Good condition, fully origina, patina of time
    Creation Date: 1973
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Book References: Giuliana Gramigna, "Repertorio del Design Italiano1950-2000", Allemandi, 2011, page 224
    Dealer Reference #: A_175
    Incollect Reference #: 577653
  • Dimensions
    W. 59.06 in; H. 28.74 in; D. 51.18 in;
    W. 150 cm; H. 73 cm; D. 130 cm;
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