Important Design Session 1 /09 December 2007


Joaquim Tenreiro

Cadeira Recurva de Espaldar Alto, pair
Brazil, 1949
Jacarand√°, cane
18 w × 25 d × 41 h in (46 × 63 × 104 cm)

Widely considered the father of Brazilian modern design, Tenreiro utilized native materials and forms, adapted to the heat of the tropics, to create clean and light designs.

literature: Tenreiro, Cals, ppg. 90-91

estimate: $15,000–20,000

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