20th Century Art + Design /10 June 2001


George Nelson

Catenary chairs, pair
Herman Miller
USA, 1962
chrome steel, leather
29 w × 28 d × 28 h in (74 × 71 × 71 cm)

Influenced by the tensegrity structures of R. Buckminster Fuller, Nelson developed the Catenary line by using rigid structure as a frame for the slung leather.

estimate: $4,000–5,000
result: $4,600

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