This was Breuer's first tube chair and is sometimes referred to as the first tubular steel chair. However, Gerhard Stüttgen presented a cantilever in 1923 and a U.S. Patent was granted to someone named Harry Nolan for a tubular steel chair of Marcel Breuer is certainly the oldest tubular chair still in production. This chair is usually called the Wassily chair because it was allegedly designed for Wassily Kandinsky's Bauhaus apartment. This model underwent a number of revisions from its first appearance in 1925. The current version is from 1927. This chair was first produced by Standard-Möbel, a company founded by the Hungarian architect, Kalmar Lengyel, along with Breuer, with the specific intention of marketing Breuer's metal furniture. In 1929, Standard-Möbel was absorbed by Thonet
Wassily Armchair: Armchair with chrome-plated or painted tubular steel frame. Seat, back and arms in hide, cow skin or canvas combined with hide.
Bauhaus mid-century modern classic certified re-edition. The updated production is entirely Italian. Only high-quality prime Italian raw materials and components are used together with production methods that are typically - traditional. Semi-manufactured products are all produced exclusively in Italy. The distinctive marks that will be applied to the products (tags, adhesives and labels) will allow the end user to have a guarantee of the genuine Italian origin of the product. The hologram and the traceability system will serve to avoid counterfeiting of the brand and its products. Alivar Museum produces authentic licensed reproductions delivered with Certificates of Authenticity. We make custom orders easy with Fast & Free Shipping!
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