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Eero Saarinen for Knoll International Colorful Set of Ten Dining Chairs

Sale price$14,900.00

Eero Saarinen for Knoll, set of ten dining chairs, model 72, brass coated steel, velvet upholstery, United States, design 1948

Set of organic shaped chairs designed by Eero Saarinen. This iconic model is reupholstered in different shades of pastel velvet fabric. These chairs feature a fluid, sculptural brass coated legs. This timeless and versatile design continues to fit seamlessly into work, conference, lounge and dining applications of any decor.

Knoll International was founded in New York by the 26 year old German Hans Knoll (1914-1955) in 1938. Hans' father, Walter Knoll was a true modernist and furniture manufacturer who had a reputation for quality. When Hans Knoll died at a young age his wife Florence Knoll took over and under her influence the company flourished and created its best designs. She designed and led the company where she cooperated with talented designers such as Eero Saarinen, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Richard Schultz and Harry Bertoia.

Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) was a Finnish-American architect who helped to shape the American postwar architecture of progression and optimism. Saarinen designed several airports and worked for large corporate clients such as IBM and General Motors. This meant that the identity of Saarinen's architecture went hand in hand with the identity of these companies. His design was also used in many companies and homes and thus helped to shape the aesthetic landscape of the United States in the 1950s and 1960s.

Please note that the depicted photographs show an example of the way this item can be tailored to specific wishes of our clients. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts to discuss your wishes regarding upholstery and finishing. Your special requests can be realized by the experienced craftsmen and -women in our own in-house restoration and upholstery atelier. With high attention to the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. Please note that a custom-made reupholstered chair has a lead-time of twelve to fourteen weeks. All to meet our high-quality and standards.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Eero Saarinen (Designer) Knoll (Manufacturer)
  • date of manufacture later production
  • dimensions Height 31.89 in. Width 22.05 in. Depth 20.87 in. Seat Height 18.9 in.
  • dimensions Height 81 cm Width 56 cm Depth 53 cm Seat Height 48 cm
  • material Brass Steel Velvet
  • origin United States
  • period 1940-1949
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 45004282