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Paolo Buffa (attr). - Armchair (2)

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Paolo Buffa (attr). - Armchair (2)

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Location: Italy
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Italy - 1950-1959 - Wood, Oak

No. of items: 2
Object: Armchair (More lots)
Material: Wood, Oak
Designer/ Artist: Paolo Buffa (attr).
Style: Mid-Century Modern
Estimated Period: 1950-1959
Country of Origin: Italy
Condition: Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions: 90×56×50 cm
Weight: 15 kg

DESIGNER: Paola Buffa
Paolo Buffa (1903–1970) was an Italian architect and furniture designer.

Pair of armchairs

MATERIAL: durmast, woven river straw seat

PERIOD: 1950–1958

DIMENSIONS: 90.5 × 66 × 50 cm

Pair of durmast armchairs with river straw seats.


‘The Italian architect and designer Paola Buffa (1903–1970) was active between the ‘30s and ‘60s and is known for her furniture that blends the neoclassical style with Art Deco motifs and modernist principles. Her works often lack distinctive signs or marks, making them difficult to authenticate.

Born and raised in Milan, Buffa studied architecture at the famous Polytechnic school in the city, where she graduated in 1927. The following year she founded a design studio together with Antonio Cassi Ramelli whom she met during a brief spell at atelier of Gio Ponti and Emilio Lancia. The two designers made their professional debut in 1930, when they presented a dining area installation at the Triennale that year. Between 1933 and 1936, Buffa founded her own studio.

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