Gianfranco Frattini lounge chairs model 849 for Cassina, Italy 1956

A beautiful pair of Gianfranco Frattini 849 chairs for Cassina with new dark grey velvet upholstery, Italy, 1956. The dark stained walnut wood chair frames are in very good condition. The shells and cushion have been reupholstered in a beautiful quality dark grey velvet. The contrast in color of the dark grey fabric and the dark wood frames create a sophisticated and elegant appearance. The chairs have a great seating comfort and are in excellent condition.

The beautiful and very comfortable Model 849 chair won the gold medal design award ‘Compasso d’Oro’ in 1956.

Literature: ‘Repertorio del Design Italiano 1950-80’ , page 190, Gramigna Giuliana. Mondadori Editore, Milan 1985.

Designer Gianfranco FrattiniManufacturerCassinaModellounge chair 849Year1959Material velvet, woodMeasurements H 73 cm x W 84 cm x D 76 cmQuantity2ConditionexcellentPriceSOLD