Pair of “Soriana” Slipper Chairs & Ottomans by Tobia Scarpa, circa 1970, Italy
Pair of “Soriana” Slipper Chairs & Ottomans by Afra & Tobia Scarpa. Four piece set; pair of lounge chairs and pair of ottomans Original Upholstery circa 1970, Italy. Very good vintage condition. Afra and Tobia Scarpa are award winning postmodern Italian architects and designers. Their pieces can be found in museums across the United States and Europe, including collections in MoMA and the Louvre Museum. They have collaborated with companies such as B&B Italia, San Lorenzo Silver, and Knoll International. They have won a number of awards such as the Compasso d’Oro in 1969 to the International Forum Design in 1992. Their design work consists of architecture and everyday household items including furniture, clothing, interior design, art glass. They focused on the technical and aesthetic possibilities of materials in their designs. The couple was greatly influenced by Tobia’s father, Carlo Scarpa, a Venetian architect and designer.
H 25 in. x W 33 in. x D 39 in.H 63.5 cm x W 83.82 cm x D 99.06 cm
15 in. (38.1 cm)