Mario Marenco Sapporo chairs for Mobil Girgi Italy 1970 l





Wonderful set of Sapporo dining chairs designed by Mario Marenco for Mobil Girgi in Italy in 1970. These chairs are made from Italian walnut with a stunning grain pattern. The seats are original and have aged beautiful, showing a charming, worn-in leather look. What makes these chairs special is their unique design.


They have a hammer-shaped backrest that looks nice and provides good support. The seats are wide and comfortable for long meals. One cool thing about these chairs is how they’re put together. Two slim slats go from the top of the backrest all the way down to the bottom, where they connect with a horizontal slat. This design makes the chairs look simple and modern.


Kindly note that the chairs are priced and sold in a set of 6 but we have 12 of these chairs available as shown on the pictures.


Mario Marenco was born in 1933. He studied archi­tec­ture in Naples and won research grants for Stock­holm and Chicago. In 1960 he opened in Rome his own atelier of archi­tec­ture and design named Studio DEGW in Rome. During his career as an archi­tect, he taught at the Univer­sity of Sydney and worked with compa­nies such as B&B, Arflex and Poltrana Frau. Mario Marenco is also known for his appear­ances on TV but his career as an actor and humorist has never over­shad­owed his predis­po­si­tion for design.



Designer: Mario Marenco
Type: Sapporo chairs
Manufacturer: Mobil Girgi
Year: 1975
Country: Italy
Materials: Walnut, leather
Condition: Very good, with patina
Height: 82/45 cm
Width: 50 cm
Depth: 52 cm
Item nr: F23MA24

Holland / Belgium: € Free
Europe: € 150 - 750
Outside Europe: € 900 - 1850

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