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$ 4,600

Early 'Grasshopper' Chair by Eero Saarinen for Knoll Associates

Documentation Signed
Origin United States
Period 1950-1979
Materials laminated birch, tweed
Dimensions
W. 26.75 in; H. 35.75 in; D. 29.5 in;
W. 67.95 cm; H. 90.81 cm; D. 74.93 cm;
Seat H. 16 in; Arm H. 22.75 in;
Seat H. 40.64 cm; Arm H. 57.79 cm;
Condition Good. minor wear to birch
Description Eero Saarinen's iconic 'Grasshopper' chair designed for Knoll Associates. Early example (circa late 1940s), as indicated by the early 'Knoll Associates' decal. Composed of bentwood arms / legs in laminated birch plywood which support the upholstered seat / back. Birch is in original condition, and shows only slight wear (minor nicks / light general wear). Seat has been reupholstered in a light grey tweed upholstery and foam has been replaced.
Incredible lines and curvaceous form, this lounge chair is a conversation piece that shows well from all angles.

Measures: Arm height 22.75"
Seat height (lowest) 11.5"
Seat height (edge) 16".
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 260496
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