20th Century Italian Pair of Mid Century Modern Rattan Chairs in the Style of Franco Albini
A rare, vintage Mid-Century modern Italian pair of children chairs made of hand crafted Rattan and wicker in the style of Franco Albini, in good condition. The very decorative seat spiral shell was made of rattan, on four rustic wooden legs. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1960, Italy.
Seat: 13" H x 13.75" diameter
Franco Albini was an Italian Neo-Rationalist architect and designer born in 1905 Robbiate, Italy and passed away in 1977. Albini studied architecture at The Politecnico di Milano University in Milan and received his degree in 1929. After, he began his professional career working for the Italian designer Gio Ponti. In 1930, he opened his own studio, one of his famous works is the Margherita and Gala chairs made of woven cane. Albini received three Compasso d'Oro, the most prestigious Italian design prize.
Material: Rattan, Wicker
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 35" H x 23" W x 27" D