20th Century Italian Pair of Vintage Rattan Lounge Chairs by Franco Albini
A vintage Mid-Century modern Italian pair of spindled lounge chairs made of hand crafted rattan, designed by Franco Albini in good condition. The seat backrest, arms of the round corner chairs are high and curved. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950 - 1960, Italy.
Seat: 14.5" H x 18" 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.
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 27.5" H x 36" W x 34" D