Long Chair | Wright

Wright-Long Chair

Estimated value: 10.000-15.000 US$

Reached Price : 12.000 US$

Auction:
Modern Design

Sales date: 2005-03-20

Location:
Chicago

Lot number: 295

Design

Marcel Breuer
Manufacturer Isokon

Architonic id

4106553

Birch laminate, mahogany bentwood
24.5"w x 57"d x 27.75"h
Breuer's Long Chair incorporates his earlier interest in bentwood and tubular steel forms while also acknowledging Alvar Aalto's work with plywood. This example dates from the first year of production and features through-tenon joinery connecting the seat to the frame. Branded to top: [Made in England].
Literature:
Marcel Breuer, Hahn, pg. 29