Pair of Elettra Lounge Chairs by Studio BBPR for Arflex
<!- Country & Date ->Italy | c. 1953 Enameled steel and fabric, rubber. A rare pair of original period Elettra lounge chairs by the famous architecture studio partnership 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. <!- DIMENSIONS ->
h. 28.5" w. 24.0" d. 29.0"<!- ARM H. SEAT H. ->
seat h. 18.0"
Condition: Very good. Metal appears to have been repainted at some point. Upholstery has recently been updated.<!-DIMENSIONS ->
Notes: Original Arflex label affixed to each chair.
Ref: 72 BBP 01
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