Utopia: Lost and Found /01 April 2008


Oscar Niemeyer

Lounge chairs and ottomans, pair
Brazil / Japan, c. 1972
leather, lacquered plywood, chrome-plated steel, plastic
28 w × 38 d × 27 h in (71 × 97 × 69 cm)

Signed with decal manufacturer's label to underside of each example: [Tendo Brasileira Industria E. Comercio De Moveis Ltda Taubate S. Paulo Bras.].

provenance: Private collection, Niteroi, Brazil

literature: Furniture By Architects, Emery, ppg. 220, 224 Design For Living: Furniture and Lighting 1950-2000, Hanks and Hoy, pg. 121

estimate: $12,000–15,000
result: $19,200

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