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sold / Plia foldable chairs by Giancarlo Piretti for Anonima Castelli, 1969


The late sixties opened the door to the era of plastic with Giancarlo Piretti’s plia chair as its iconic symbol. But it was not only for its material that the plia chair eventually became a cult object. It was Piretti’s revolutionary folding mechanism, focussing on two joints instead of the usual six, that had the 1969 Milan Furniture fair completely overthrown. The three-disc rotation pin connects seat, back and legs and allows the chair to become extremely flat when folded (only five centimeters). At the Milan fair, the chair got so much public acclaim that the showcases needed to be tied with a chain, for many visitors passed by the stand taking home samples on display.

Four in transparent and two in smoked acrylic.






w 51 x d 48, x h 76 x sh 43 cm


good vintage condition, some signs of use on the acrylic

in stock



170 eur

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