Vintage Bauhaus Cantilever Chairs in Chrome and Black Leather, 1960s, Set of 4
Price is for the set of four.
The form of the chairs refers to the design icon of the World MR20. Chairs designed in 1920's by the master of international style, of Bauhaus School - Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe. This model is one of the first designed by him. The structure of the chairs is based on chrome plated bent pipes frame. The seat and backrest are in natural, very thick leather. Chairs of such construction are known as cantilever chairs. Model MR20 has become one of the most enduring designs of the 20th Century and remains as a symbol of revolutionary concept in industrial design. This model was originally manufactured by Gebruder Thonet in Europe, then the license for the production was obtain by Knoll International in the late 50's. A characteristic feature of this model is the movable, thin beam under the seat. The principle of construction in MR series is high seating comfort. Thanks to its lightness and minimalism, altogether with high level of practicality, this model improved space of buildings designed in the era and permanently secured its place in the history of of the art of furniture design. The chairs were part of world class exhibitions inc. Museum of modern Art (MOMA) or The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) in New York. This set combines the spirit of the times with a sense of tradition and will work in many arrangements.This set of chairs is in original vintage overall good condition. They have minor age-related marks.
Country of Origin: Italy
Period: Mid Century
Date of Origin: 1960
Material: Leather, Tubular Steel, Chrome
Height - 85 cm I Width - 55 cm I Depth - 85 cm I Seat Height - 44 cm
London - £35
1 - 7 days.
UK - £55
3 - 14 days.