Set of 1970's Willy Rizzo Brass Chairs
Set of 1970's Willy Rizzo Brass Chairs

Set of 1970's Willy Rizzo Brass Chairs

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The Rizzos


A set of four 1970's brass chairs with slide bases designed by Willy Rizzo.


The chairs each have a new cotton velvet seat pad.


Willy Rizzo was an Italian photographer and designer. In 1968, Rizzo married Italian actress Elsa Martinelli, and the pair relocated to Rome. It was here that Rizzo began his work in furniture design, starting with his newly-leased, run-down Roman apartment. Just for personal use (at first), Rizzo created a series one-of-a-kind pieces inspired by modernist icons, such as Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier. But as his glitterati friends - Rodolfo Parisi, Gigli Rizzi, Franco Rapetti, Salvador Dalí, Brigitte Bardot, and the like - became admirers of his work, Rizzo was flooded with design commissions.


Rizzo went on to furnish apartments for Italian aristocracy in the Palazzo Borghese and Palazzo Ruspoli that same year and quickly earned an international reputation as a designer to the rich and famous. In response to ever-growing demand, he launched his own Tivoli-based company dedicated to contemporary furniture design handmade in lux materials such as wood, marble, stainless steel, brass, and wild boar. Over time, his team of eight grew to 150, and he was able to open shops in France and throughout Europe, as well as in New York, Miami, and Los Angeles.

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Set of 1970's Willy Rizzo Brass Chairs








Wear : Commensurate with age, some pitting on frames but all structurally sound and with new velvet seat pads - see images.


Material : Brass


Please note this is a vintage item and may show signs of use - we feel these items add authenticity and charm to any space, however customers must be aware that these items are not in perfect condition. If you would like further information regarding the condition, please email us at

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Once we have received your order we will contact you to confirm that we have the item in stock and to give you an approximate delivery date. Furniture orders are usually delivered within 14 days. However, from time to time there is a bigger delay which we will notify you of immediately after receiving your order. If the item is not in stock, then we will let you know when it will be so that you have the opportunity to choose between cancelling your order or waiting for it.


It is your responsibility to check that the items that you have ordered will fit into your home prior to delivery. Please allow for the fact that, as most of our furniture is hand-made, the dimensions specified on the site can vary by 1-2cm. If your item is large then you must check that it can pass freely through doors and corridors and have space to turn. If the item does not fit, Ceraudo Ltd. will not be liable for any return delivery costs.

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