457 Armchair | Wilkhahn Design Archiv

Wilkhahn Design Archiv-457 Armchair

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Herbert Hirche
Launched in 1959 - 1961
Manufacturer Wilkhahn, Germany

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Seat Cushion Wine red
Back Cushion Wine red
Frame Wood Cherry

Herbert Hirche was responsible for designing many successful models for Wilkhahn. They were all characterized by linear, slender, elegant solid wood frames and the clear contours of the upholstery. The 457 chair was part of an upholstered furniture range that was first presented at the World Exposition in Brussels in 1958.

Seat height 40 cm
Overall height 75 cm
Width 62 cm
Depth 73 cm

List price 237 DM (Price List 1959 T)

Production period:
from 1959 to 1961