Afra & Tobia Scarpa for B&B Italia Dessau Dining Chairs, Circa 1974, Set of 6

£3,444 £4,920

Originally designed by Afra & Tobia Scarpa for B&B Italia in 1973, the Dessau chair was a tribute to Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus design movement and is named after the city where the iconic Bauhaus building is located.

Featuring a curved tubular steel frame, creating a cantilever base and integrated arm rests, the chairs have a backrest and seat formed from black moulded plastic.

Sleek and sophisticated, giving the classic Bauhaus aesthetic a 1970s twist, this set of Dessau chairs would make a fantastic addition to any contemporary dining room or living space.

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Brand: B&B Italia
Designer: Afra & Tobia Scarpa
Period: 1970–1979
Date of Manufacture: Circa 1970s
Material: Plastic, steel
Place of Origin: Italy
Product SKU: DC00109
Height: 79 cm (31.11 in)
Width: 54 cm (21.26 in)
Depth: 50 cm (19.69 in)
Seat Height: 45 cm (17.72 in)
Very good
In very good used condition; wear consistent with age and use.

Some very light, hardly visible scratches to the patina on the back. One of the chairs has a small scratch on the seat as pictured, and one has a tiny gauge on the front seat.


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