Franco Albini Wing Chair

Franco Albini Wing Chair side

Franco Albini Wing Chair back

Franco Albini Wing Chair

At a recent Wright auction this Franco Albini Wing Chair or Tre Pezzi lounge chair fetched $5,625.

Luisa Chair by Franco Albini

Luisa Chair by Franco Albini
Luisa Chair by Franco Albini
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Luisa Chair by Franco Albini

Luisa Chair
Franco Albini (1949/55)
It took almost fifteen years to develop a final version able to meet all the Master’s demands. The purity of the composition is highlighted by an increased thickness at the joints and by flush-fitting and aligning, which illustrate the expressiveness of a new language. These are the elements that make the “Luisa” chair a piece of timeless historic value, and the winner of La Rinascente-Compasso d’Oro prize in 1955.

The backrest and seat have a steel frame and polyurethane foam padding. Wood frame available in walnut stained mahogany, natural ashwood or ashwood stained slate color.

I would say this is good design: The back reclines AND the seating is angled backward AND visually the back and the back legs are in one line, so it is not likely you hit the backlegs with your toe.

Phillips de Pury & Company: FRANCO ALBINI, Rare rocking chaise, model no. PS16

Rocking chaise, model no. PS16 by Franco Albini, 1956

Walnut, bent walnut, fabric, rope. 28 x 70 1/2 x 24 3/8 in. (71.1 x 179.1 x 61.9 cm.) Manufactured by Poggi, Italy. Together with original fabric cushion.
ESTIMATE $40,000-60,000
LITERATURE Giuliana Gramigna, Repertorio 1950/1980, Milan, 1985, p. 96

Via Phillips de Pury & Company: FRANCO ALBINI, Rare rocking chaise, model no. PS16

Rattan Footstool by Franco Albini

Created in 1951 by famed Italian designer Franco Albini, who trained under the legendary Gio Ponti and went on to do work for Knoll, this minty rattan footstool combines modern form with traditional craftsmanship and simple, natural materials. It measures 26 inches wide by 18 inches tall.

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