Wicker chair and lounge | Wright

Wright-Wicker chair and lounge

Estimated value: 3000-4000 US$

Auction:
Modernist 20 Century

Sales date: 2003-12-07

Location:
Chicago

Lot number: 433

Design

Marc Newson
Launched in 1990
Manufacturer Capellini

Architonic id

4103418

Wicker, aluminum
26.5"w x 36"d x 29"h
Newson traveled to Thailand in the late 1980s and developed the woven version of his famous lounge chair. Newson states "I thought of this really beautiful shape and went out to the factory in the countryside, full of oxen, to make it. Each one took four hundred man hours of work."
Literature:
Marc Newson, Booth-Clibborn, fig. 60