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1 1970s Giancarlo Piretti Alky Chair (MR15789) Price: Price on Request SOLD Questions about this item?
Italian interior and Industrial designer Giancarlo Piretti was born in 1940 in Bologna. He obtained his teaching degree in drawing at the Art Institute of Bologna (dates unknown), and continued his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna in 1960. From 1963 until 1970, he taught interior design at the Art Institute of Bologna.
Well-known designs include the DCS 106 Stacking Chair (1965); Plona Lounge Chair (1969); Alky Chair (1970s); Plantone Folding Desk (1970); Plano (1971, Gold Medal IBD); Planto Coat Rack (1972); the System 61 modular sofa system (1973); Xylon Chair (1992, two G Mark Awards 1994); and the Torsion Seating Collection (1995-6, G Mark Award 1997).
"Alky" lounge chairs by Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli, circa 1970s. Upholstered in the original fabric.
Aluminum foot base with original zippered slip-covered upholstery.
Seat Height 16"
Wear consistent with age and use.
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