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Tito Agnoli P3 chairs for Bonacina

Pair of Tito Agnoli P3 Italian mid century sculptural lounge chairs from Bonacina Italy. SOLD

Designed / launched by whom/when: Bonacina was established in 1889 in the Italian basket making region of Lombardy. The P3 was commissioned by Vittorio and Pierantonio Bonacina in 1961. Designer Tito Agnoli (b1931 Lima Peru) a graduate of Milan Polytechnic was assistant to Gio Ponti creating designs for Arflex, Molteni, Cinova Lema among others. His work is represented in the permanent Design collection at MOMA New York.

Inspiration: The Tito Agnoli P3 chairs for Bonacina originally had a corner piece to create a modular formation.

Fabrication: Coated tubular steel frames, polycore wicker look a like woven seat / back

Design Consigned Stylist: Less is definitely more with thes Italian modernist lounge chairs and their sculptural eye catching silhouette. Can be used indoors or outdoors. Modernist summer style for minimalists.

DC Insider: Giovanni Bonacina designed seating for The Villa D’Este in 1905. Mario Bonacina has re released a few of his grandfather’s early products by Tito Agnoli for a new generation of admirers.

DC Collector: Highly collectible pair made under license by Bonacina Italy. The Tito Agnoli P3 Out lounge chair was a limited edition release. Style ‘swan’ Marella Agnelli sourced furniture for her luxurious villas from Bonacina.

Authenticity: One owner verified. Approx 10 years old having indoor use only. 2-3 small breaks, otherwise excellent with no discolouration. SOLD

 

Dimensions

  • Dimensions: H70cm W60cm D87cm
  • Condition: 3/5

Designer

  • Tito Agnoli

Shipping

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