René Herbst Pair of 'Sandows' Dining Chairs in Steel and Cord
René Herbst, pair of 'Sandows' chairs, model '101', chrome-plated steel, elastic rope, France, design 1928, produced, 1970s.
The 'Sandows' chair epitomizes the industrial advancements of the twenties, featuring a tubular steel construction integrated with elastic components. This chair remains the most renowned design of the esteemed French designer and architect René Herbst (1891-1982). Originating in 1928, this iconic work has earned a place of honor within the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, a testament to its enduring significance within the history of art and design. The material used in constructing the chair's seat and backrest is known as 'Sandows', which is the French term for rubber bands. Given the significant number of these chairs in our collection, they present an excellent option for furnishing a spacious area, such as a dining hall, bistro, or café.
Please note that the chairs might contain some rust and wear. For further details, we encourage you to reach out to our team of design specialists.
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