Modernist 20th Century /07 December 2003


Herbert von Thaden

lounge chair
Thaden Jordan Furniture Corporation
USA, 1947
birch plywood, birch, brass
20 w × 28 d × 39 h in (51 × 71 × 99 cm)

Experimental bent plyuwood chair with two-position adjustable back. Thaden's chair design was directly developed from his experience in the aviation industry during the second world war. The overall form of the chair is reminiscent of an airplane.

estimate: $3,000–4,000
result: $5,900

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