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1960s Pair of Ton Armchairs by Jaroslav Smidek, Czechoslovakia

US$1,247.20per set

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- Made of beech wood - Newly upholstered - Carefully refurbished - The seat height is 39 cm.

Details

  • Creator
    Thonet (Maker),Jaroslav Smidek (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 80 cm (31.5 in)Width: 60 cm (23.63 in)Depth: 70 cm (27.56 in)Seat Height: 39 cm (15.36 in)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1960s
  • Condition
    Reupholstered. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Praha, CZ
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 2204531stDibs: LU2456328526262

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    Ships From: Litoměřice, Czech Republic
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About the Designer

Jaroslav Smidek

The son of a furniture dealer and upholsterer, Jaroslav Smidek, like Jan Vanek and Jindrich Halabala, was born into the trade. Growing up, he helped out in the family workshop, where he learned his father’s craft.

Although he trained as an architect, Smidek quickly turned to industrial design, developing Montisektor furnishings, a line of pieces that could be assembled at home from prefabricated parts, in 1956 for VNP — a significant advance in Czech furniture production.

But it is his seating, such as the chairs he created for Jitona in the 1960s, that is most in demand. While his chairs carry a Scandinavian touch, there is no mistaking the gentle elegance of their uniquely Eastern European aesthetic.

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