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Pair of 1940 Jan Vanek Loungers in Yellow

Pair of 1940 Jan Vanek Loungers in Ivory Boucle


Price is for the set of two armchairs.


This is an extremely rare model of Jan Vanek loungers. An extraordinary design makes them look great when in pair. The idea of the design was to make it as simple and minimalist not only by the look but also to manufacture. Only 5 different elements needed to make the chairs. 


Designer: Jan Vanek


Country of Origin: Czech Republic

Period: Mid Century

Date of Origin: circa 1940


Material: Oak Wood, Boucle

Color: Ivory


Jan Vanek (1891-1962) was an interior architect and a Czech designer. From 1905 till 1909 he studied in the school industrialist of woodworking in Chrudim. After obtaining his diploma Jan Vanek managed a furniture factory in Munich, Stuttgart and Heilbronn in Germany. In 1920 he founded the United Factories of arts and crafts; five years later, Vanek with Stanislav Kucera and Vilém Hrdlicka created Standart, a company of housing (S.B.S), which operated until 1932. The most prestigious contract of Vanek involved to draw furniture for the Villa Tugendhat. Jan Vanek was also a prolific architect and his most remarkable works included housing projects in Cern á Hora (1925), in Cern Pole in Brno (1925-26), and in Rybitv í (1939-41). In 1948 he was named the managing director of the Czechoslovak Factories of processing the wood. Then Jan Vanek managed the central production of popular art and finally he worked in the wood in construction.

  • Dimensions

    Height - 80 cm  I  Width - 67 cm  I  Depth - 90 cm  I  Seat Height - 34 cm

  • Condition




  • Delivery

    UK - £45

    1 - 10 days. 

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