Chaise longue (Long Chair) | Dorotheum

Dorotheum-Chaise longue (Long Chair)

Estimated value: 16.000-22.000 EUR

Reached Price : 16.000 EUR

Auction:
Design

Sales date: 2003-05-06

Location:
Vienna, Austria

Lot number: 95

Design

Marcel Breuer
Launched in 1935/36
Manufacturer Isokon Furniture Company

Architonic id

4101708

A chaise longue (Long Chair), designed by Marcel Breuer for the Isokon Furniture Company, London, in 1935/36, bent laminated birch, polished shellack, traces of nailing from a later upholstery (removed again as not being original), height 74 cm, length 137 cm, width 61 cm, height of seat 18 cm.
A laminated wood variant of Breuer‘s aluminium chaise longue for Embru. An icon of design of the 1930s. Good condition.
Literature: View from a Long Chair. The Memories of Jack Pritchard, London 1984 (monograph on the chaise longue, 190 pages) - M. Droste - M. Ludewig, Marcel Breuer, Cologne 1994, page 133 - Ch. & P. Fiell, 1000 chairs, Cologne 1997, page 226.