(sold) Castelli 'PLIA' chairs

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Designer
Giancarlo Piretti
Date
1968
Manufacturer
Castelli / Anonima Castelli, Bologna, Italy.
Dimensions
H 740 mm x W 460 mm x D 410 mm
Qty
6
Location
Brunswick / Fitzroy
Description
Set of six 'Plia' chairs designed by Giancarlo Piretti. The chairs consist of a chrome plated steel frame and seat and back rest of coloured lucite. The chairs have been cleaned and polished with new feet glides to some chairs where needed.

Two available to view at Fitzroy

Three available in light amber colour, three available in smoked charcoal colour.

The Italian furniture designer Giancarlo Piretti was born in Bologna in 1940, where he attended the Istituto Statale d'Arte until 1960. After finishing his studies, Giancarlo Piretti was employed by Anonima Castelli, where he was head designer until 1972 and head of the development division.

The 'PLIA' Folding Chair by Castelli is included in the permanent exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.
Ref no
60615 / 63042