Pair of Elettra Lounge Chairs by Studio BBPR for Arflex
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.
h. 28.5" w. 24.0" d. 29.0"
seat h. 18.0"
Condition: Very good. Metal appears to have been repainted at some point. Upholstery has recently been updated.
Notes: Original Arflex label affixed to each chair.
Ref: 72 BBP 01