|Dimensions||27 × 19.5 × 31 in|
(SOLD) Pair of Mies van der Rohe Cantilever Chairs for Knoll Associates
Original Knoll Associates label on each chair. (total of 6 available) (Sold in pairs). All in vintage condition with wear to seating surfaces. Some have had back lacing replaced. Chrome in excellent condition.
Measures: 19.5″W x 27″D x 31″H
Seat: 19.5″W x 17″H x 14.5″D
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Mies van der Rohe began his career in architecture in Berlin, working as an architect first in the studio of Bruno Paul and then, like Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius, Peter Behrens. In the mid-1920s, he began to design furniture, pieces that he conceived and created for particular interiors. In 1927, he met Lilly Reich, a Bauhaus alumnus who collaborated with Mies on his first versions of a cantilevered chair with a tubular steel frame. The cantilevered chair had a curved frame that exploited the aesthetic, as well as the structural possibilities of this material. Their experiments culminated in the virtuoso Brno chair designed between 1929 and 1930 with a chromed flat steel frame.
MR Chairs 1927 design Tubular MR chairs by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in black leather with a cantilevered frame in triple chrome.
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