Flying Chair | Dorotheum

Dorotheum-Flying Chair

Estimated value: € 6.500 - € 7.500

Auction:
Design

Sales date: 2007-11-13

Location:
Palais Dorotheum

Lot number: 374

Design

Verner Panton
Launched in 1964, manuf. 1998
Manufacturer Studio Panton

Architonic id

4108805

A “Flying Chair”,
designed by Verner Panton in 1964, manufactured by Studio Panton in 1998, fibreglass reinforced plastic seat shell, foam upholstery, stretch covering, rope supsension, height 50 cm, width 72 cm, length 154 cm. (DR)

This “Flying Chair” was produced as a replica of Panton’s design of 1964 for the exhibition “Verner Panton-Light and Colour” at the Trapholt Museum Kolding/Denmark under the supervision of the Panton Studios. Only photographs exist of the 1964 Cologne Furniture Fair for which Panton conceived a livingscape with a stepped daybed and different prototypes of chairs.

Literature:
Verner Panton. Das Gesamtwerk, Vitra Museum, Weil am Rhein 2000, pp. 230/231, p. 250.