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Original Leather Anfibio Sofa by Alessandro Becchi for Giovanetti, c.1970's

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Original Leather Anfibio Sofa by Alessandro Becchi for Giovanetti, c.1970's

2.4m L x 66cm H x 95cm D

The leather has been well worn with a slash in the leather at the top of the couch. It will need to be reupholstered.

Alessandro Becchi was born in Florence in 1946. He studied at the ISIA ( Institute Superiore per le Industrie Artistiche), in Florence, Italy.

His most iconic design, the 'Anfibio' sofa produced in 1971 is now exhibited in over 12 contemporary art museums around the world as part of their permanent collection.

He was then invited to take part in an exhibition at MOMA in New York, in 1972. 'Italy the New Domestic Landscape'.

His collaboration with Benito Giovannetti and the Giovannetti company produced a wonderful working relationship, that saw he design a whole line of sofas, Only you, Brando, Diletto and the famous series of armchairs Le Bugie.


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