René Herbst Set of Six 'Sandows' Dining Chairs in Steel and Cord


René Herbst, set of six '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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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator René Herbst (Designer)
  • date of manufacture circa 1990
  • dimensions Height 31.5 in. Width 16.54 in. Depth 20.08 in. Seat Height 18.51 in.
  • dimensions Height 80 cm Width 42 cm Depth 51 cm Seat Height 47 cm
  • material Chrome Cord Steel
  • origin France
  • period 1920-1929
  • style Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 50113825