Eisler and Hauner Black Lacquered 'Costela' Chair

$11,400.00 USD

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Martin Eisler & Carlo Hauner for Forma, easy chair, Brazilian hardwood and metal, Brazil, 1960s.

'Bone' chairs by Brazilian designer duo Eisler and Hauner. This chair is iconic for Brazilian Mid-Century Modern, from the 1960s. This particular piece is executed with a black coated steel frame and black lacquered wooden slats. These are straight in the middle and curved towards the ends and rhythmic positioned in a line. The cushions are upholstered in a night blue velvet.

Manufacturer's label on bottom.

Carlo Hauner (1927-1997) and Martin Eisler (1913-1977) were both born in Europe, Italy and Germany respectively, and immigrated to Brazil after World War II. They were both very much invested in the modern Brazilian utopia of creating a better world.

Product details

  • condition Good
  • creator Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler (Designer)
  • dimensions H 30.32 in. x W 27.56 in. x D 27.56 in.
  • manufacturingdate 1960s
  • material Fabric, Wood
  • origin Brazil
  • period 1960-1969
  • seatheight 16.15 in. (41 cm)
  • style Mid-Century Modern
  • wear Wear consistent with age and use.