Afra & Tobia Scarpa Set of Eight '121' Dining Chairs in Red Leather

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Afra and Tobia Scarpa for Cassina, set of eight chairs model 121, wood, leather, Italy, design 1965

Set of eight chairs by the Italian designer couple Tobia and Afra Scarpa. These chairs have a cubic and architectural appearance. The base consists of four straight, flat legs, which provide an open look. The seating and back are beautifully shaped and slightly curved. These chairs are very well detailed and feature various original design elements such as the gap in the lower back and the extension of the back below the seat.

Afra (1937-2011) and Tobia (1935-) Scarpa both studied on the Venice Institute of Architecture. Tobia first worked for the Italian glass manufacturer Venini. From 1960 on the couple opened their own design office. Their work includes architecture and everyday items like furniture and clothing. Tobia & Afra designed for numerous major Italian and international companies like Flos, Gavina, B&B Italia, Cassina, Knoll International and many interior projects for numerous companies worldwide.

Product details

  • condition Good
  • Creator Cassina (Manufacturer) Afra & Tobia Scarpa (Designer)
  • Date of Manufacture 1970s
  • Dimensions Height 80 cm Width 47 cm Depth 51 cm Seat Height 44 cm
  • Dimensions Height 31.5 in. Width 18.51 in. Depth 20.08 in. Seat Height 17.33 in.
  • Materials and Techniques Leather Wood
  • Period 1970-1979
  • Place of Origin Italy
  • sold as set of 8
  • Style Mid-Century Modern (of the period)