A very collectable pair of Carimate carver chairs, by the Architect Vico Magistretti, the master of modern Italian design, held in Museums such as the De Padova. They are known as the Carimate chair (or model #892, armless version) as in 1959 the design was used as part of the furnishings for a golf club in Carimate, Lombardy. In 1962 Cassina began producing the chairs to the wider market. This design was first imported into Britain by Terence Conran around 1962 and sold through his Habitat shop.
Solid beech wood frames, stained red which has faded in patches and turned to a burnt orange following exposure to the sun. In good solid vintage condition with some markings to the wood and light wear to the rush seats.