Mario Marenco - Set of 10 dining chairs (2 host + 8 guest)
Mario Marenco dining chairs.
Set of ten beautifully sculpted wood dining chairs by Mario Marenco for Mobil Girgi 1970's. The backrest is elegantly narrow and reaches down to the floor, with a triangular base which supports the circular seat.
The woodgrain looks like a tiger maple or curly maple.
Two armchairs for the master and mistress have sculpted arms, and eight sidechairs just the sleek back emerges from below the seat.
Mario Marenco (1933 - 2019) was an Italian comedian, humorist, actor, television author, and architect and designer. He graduated in architecture in 1957, in Naples, later obtaining research fellowships in Stockholm and Chicago. In 1960 he opened his own architecture and design atelier: Studio DEGW, based in Rome.