Aalto Paimio

This chair is perhaps the best-known piece of furniture designed by a Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. It was designed in 1931 for the Paimio Sanatorium architectural project. This particular chair is unmarked, like most of the officially licensed Artek products, and judging from the color of the lacquer seems to be from the 70′s. Chair’s …

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Aalto Tea Trolley 900

Tea Trolley 900 features a birch frame in natural lacquer with black ceramic tiles and rattan basket. This particular tea trolley is from the late 50′s. Original white ceramic tiles were stamped with 1957 stamp on the bottom, but were broken and are now replaced with black tiles. The tiles are original size and not …

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Aalto X601 Fan Leg

This stool was designed by Alvar Aalto in 1954 and features his impressive fan shaped X-Leg design. There are three chairs, two upholstered in black leather and one in natural lacquered ash. The oldest one of these stools seems to be from the 50′s and the other two later versions. They are all in good …

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Cherner Side Chair Black

Two black zipper-back Cherner chairs with original Plycraft label. Plywood seat covered with black Naugahyde. Naugahyde covered zippered back rests. Solid bentwood walnut legs. These chairs are original from the 50′s. Chair’s Story Norman Cherner was an American architect and designer. He studied and taught at Columbia University, and was an instructor at MoMA in …

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Eero Saarinen Womb Chair

Eero Saarinen designed the Womb Chair in 1948 to be the most comfortable arm chair. This Womb Chair features a black stainless steel base and is upholstered in linen. It comes with a matching ottoman. The black base was the original color for the base and this chair, being number 51, most likely was produced …

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Eliel Saarinen House Side Chair

Two dining chairs originally designed by Eliel Saarinen for the Saarinen home at Cranbrook (1929-1930). These chairs are original reproductions and made by Charles Phipps & Sons, USA. They are made of solid maple with polished ebony lacquer. Chair’s Story While others would have been content to rest on their laurels after a successful career …

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Frank Lloyd Wright Barrel Chair

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Barrel Chair for the Darwin Martin Residence in 1937. These two chairs are crafted by Cassina after the Wingspread variation of the design. The two curved back dining chairs, are made of solid natural black lacquered cherry wood. The two chairs are original reproductions belonging to Cassina I Maestri collection. …

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French Biedermeier Style Chair

Set of two blond elm wood Biedermeier style chairs in immaculate condition with black leather upholstery. These chairs were found from France, but are of the Germanic Biedermeier style. Most likely they are Biedermeier revival chairs from the beginning of the 20th century. The yellow elm wood and the black seat of the chair clearly …

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Mackintosh Argyle Chair

The  designer of this chair, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, had very forward looking design sense and very little respect for the desires and budgets of his clients. He often ran into arguments and disagreements with his clients and hid different signs into his designs that showed his opinion of the client ordering the design work. The …

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Mackintosh Hill House Chair

The narrow Hill House Chair was designed 1903 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh to be decorative piece of furniture for storing gloves. This reproduction from the 80′s is crafted in Italy and of black lacquered ashwood. The seat is tan colored leather. This Chair’s Story Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the creator of the Hill House Chair, was …

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Mackintosh Ingram Chair

These two chairs are hand crafted replicas of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s design for a dining chair in the White Dining Room of the Ingram Tea Rooms in Glasgow circa 1910. The chairs are ash with black stain and have dark rose color velvet upholstery. Chair’s Story Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed the Highback Ingram Chair around …

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Mackintosh Willow Chair

Charles Rennie Mackintosh created the Willow Chair (Settee) for the Willow Tea Room in Glasgow, Scotland between 1902 and 1904. This settee is hand constructed from ashwood with a curved back and has storage below seat. It has black lacquer finish. High quality reproduction from the 1980s. Chair’s Story The Willow Chair was used in …

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Venezuelan Book Shelf

This  cupboard is 80′s high design from Venezuela. Handmade by the best Venezuelan craftsmen out of the best materials according to Italian inspired design sense. Shelf’s Story In the 80′s there was an energetic affluent class in Venezuela who put much effort into the design of their homes and furnishings. Imports were heavily taxed or …

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