Modern Design /03 October 2004

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Oscar Niemeyer

lounge chairs, pair
Mobilier International
Brazil, 1972
lamb's wool over foam, steel, plastic
33 w × 47 d × 31 h in (84 × 119 × 79 cm)

Initially designed for the Communist Headquarters in Paris, this chair form was used in several subsequent projects by Niemeyer. These examples have been recently reupholstered in lamb's wool. Literature: Design for Living: Furniture and Lighting 1950-2000, Hanks and Hoy, pg. 121

estimate: $5,000–7,000
result: $15,600

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