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Alessandro Becchi for Giovanetti ‘Anfibio’ Sofa in Brown Suede

Sale price$13,800.00

Alessandro Becchi for Giovannetti Collezioni, 'Anfibio' sofa, leather, steel, Italy, 1971

The Anfibio sofa, a rare and innovative creation by Italian designer Alessandro Becchi for Giovannetti Collezioni, stands as a classic example of 1970s Italian modern design. Made in rich brown suede, this convertible sofa has a unique feature: it can be effortlessly transformed into a double bed, offering both style and versatility. The clever design allows for easy adaptation to various needs, making it ideal for both seating and sleeping.

The Anfibio sofa gained international recognition in 1972 when it was featured in the "Italy: The New Domestic Landscape" exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. This exhibition celebrated cutting-edge Italian design, and Becchi's creation was among the standout pieces. The soft suede upholstery, combined with the innovative convertible design, makes this sofa a timeless piece that encapsulates the adventurous spirit and creativity of 1970s Italian design.

Dimensions sofa: listed on the page
Dimensions bed version:
H 32.5 W 246 D 186 cm / H 12.8 W 96.85 D 73.23 in.

Kindly note that the sofa is in good, used condition with visible signs of age and use. On the seating area there is one tear visible that can be restored by our in-house atelier, yet take note that the restoration may be visible. For further details, we encourage you to reach out to our team of design specialists.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Alessandro Becchi (Designer) Giovanetti (Manufacturer)
  • date of manufacture 1970s
  • dimensions Height 25.6 in. Width 96.86 in. Depth 37.01 in. Seat Height 14.38 in.
  • dimensions Height 65 cm Width 246 cm Depth 94 cm Seat Height 36.5 cm
  • material Suede
  • origin Italy
  • period 1970-1979
  • style Post-Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 50115793