Carlo Scarpa for Simon Pair of 'Cornaro' Loveseats

$26,800.00 USD per set
$26,800.00 USD

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Carlo Scarpa for Simon, 'Cornaro' loveseats, fabric upholstery, wood, Italy, designed in 1973

The 'Cornaro' sofa by Carlo Scarpa is a perfect example of the Ultrarazionale style; breaking away from the strict limits of Rationalism, resulting in a sofa with a solid hardwood structure and one-unit side and back cushion fastened to the frame corners. The big lounge chair or sofa has very thick cushions that give it a comfortable look. It has a relatively thin frame compared to the bulky seating cushions.

Carlo Scarpa (1906-1978) is known as a virtuoso of light, a master of detail and a connoisseur of materials. He is most well-known for his architectural projects, counting 58 in total. Most famous are the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona, the Olivetti showroom in Venice and the Brion Tomb in San Vito d’Altivole. His lush use of decorative aspects and crafted details are still unrivalled. His designs show very clear traits of Scarpa’s aesthetic language that holds the middle between Japanese minimalism and organic forms of nature.

Please note that we advise reupholstery before use. This item might contain some threadbare upholstery with loose seams and small stains. Reupholstery can be done before shipping by our experienced craftsmen and -women in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts for further information about the endless possibilities our restoration and upholstery atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized reupholstery is possible as well.

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Product details

  • condition Good
  • creator Carlo Scarpa (Designer)
  • date of manufacture 1970s
  • dimensions Height 23.63 in. Width 55.12 in. Depth 33.47 in.
  • dimensions Height 60 cm Width 140 cm Depth 85 cm
  • material Fabric Upholstery Wood
  • origin Italy
  • period 1970-1979
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Barcode 50109655