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Clara Porset 'Butaque' Armchair in Original Cognac Leather and Cypress Wood

Sale price$6,700.00

Attributed to Clara Porset, 'Butaque' armchair, leather and cypress wood, Mexico, circa 1947.

Beautiful lounge chair attrributed to Clara Porset. This chair has an exotic look, due to Porset's combination of Modern design with Mexican craftsmanship. The Butaque chair is originally an example of the mestizo culture in Mexico. It is a design that came from Mexico's Spanish conquerors and was adapted by local artisans to become a representation of Mexican nationalism. Porset was inspired by this work and reinvented the aesthetics in several designs.

Please note that this chair is in good, used condition with heavily patinated leather.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • date of manufacture 1947
  • dimensions Height 107 cm Width 88 cm Depth 75.5 cm Seat Height 40 cm
  • dimensions Height 42.13 in. Width 34.65 in. Depth 29.73 in. Seat Height 15.75 in.
  • material Cypress Leather
  • origin Mexico
  • period 1940-1949
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 45009418