Jean Prouvé Set of Eight Reclining Chairs

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Jean Prouve´, reclining chairs, steel and canvas, France, design circa 1930, Manufactured by Tecta, 1983

This extremely rare set of chairs was designed by Jean Prouve´ in 1930. Originally only 8 of these were produced, for Prouvé's sister. In 1982/83, Prouve´ collaborated with Tecta for the editions, which were produced for a short period.
The chairs consist of two pieces of steel tubing, which are connected by a welded steel part. The chairs still contain the original purple canvas upholstery, featuring a cushion on the seat, and two bars spanned for the back. These chairs are rare to find, especially such a large set like this.

Prouvé, Jean. Jean Prouve: objects and furniture design by Architects. Ediciones Polígrafa, Barcelona, 2007. p. 32-33.

Product details

  • condition Good
  • creator Jean Prouvé (Designer), Tecta (Manufacturer)
  • dimensions H 39.97 in. x W 17.92 in. x D 20.87 in.
  • manufacturingdate 1983
  • material Steel, Canvas
  • origin France
  • period Not specified
  • seatheight 18.51 in. (47 cm)
  • style Mid-Century Modern
  • wear Wear consistent with age and use.