BBItalia Charles black leather sofa by Antonio Citterio


Black leather Charles sofa by Antonio Citterio for B&BItalia. Two versatile elements that can sit together, or alone as chaise lounges.

Designed / launched by whom/when Charles is a 20th Century contemporary design icon designed in 1997 by Italian Architect Antonio Citterio. A modernist inspired design but with a formal elegance, Charles remains one of the most popular B&B Italia seating systems.

Design Inspiration Antonio pays homage to his favourite Modernist Designer, Charles Eames.

Fabrication A steel frame brilliantly researched and engineered by the technical team at B&BItalia allows the visually slim reverse L polished steel feet to do their job with ease. Bayfit® cold moulded mixed density internal foam surrlounds a steel frame. Seat has slim self plumping cushions. Back and side support is proved by cushions of a poly down mix fill. The leather is high grade, has a visible grain and a soft buttery feel. Six down filled scatter cushions with removable inners with separated channels for even fill distribution.

Hidden Features Simply push apart to enjoy as a twin chaise scenario.

Design Consigned Stylist Charles is a true modernist with the slimline look and reverse L feet giving an appearance of lightness. Here, Charles is dressed in his finest ‘black tie’ Italian leather. Could this be your forever sofa ? Relaxed contemporary style with a gently worn patina.

Design Consigned Collector Authentic original, made in Italy by B&BItalia. Ultimate Collectors edition in black leather. All B&B product documents included with serial number and leather swatch.

Provenance One owner since 2012.

DC Insider 2024 RRP AUD$25,000 plus $800 each per down filled scatter cushion.

Our Condition Report 3/5 Frequent use but extremely well maintained with no structural faults. Some gentle creasing to the leather but no tears, scratches, fade, or areas of wear. Superb vintage condition.

*enjoy our 3 day return for full refund policy should you feel this item is not as described.


TL316cm – 158 + 158 D97cm H73cm SH42cm




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