Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 5

Cast Iron Sculptural Chair by Tellurico 'Aesthetics Follows Process'

$12,000

About

This is a large and beautiful chair that can be a stunning outdoor sculpture. Listed price is for as shown which is not an outdoor finish. A surcharge of $3,000 will be made for the application of the highest quality outdoor finish. Please message for additional details. Artist statement as follows: The main focus of the project was to try to show within the object the entire production process. The aesthetic of it is determined by all the steps made during the making, rather than a pre-intentional design choice. The final piece has a clear imprint of the journey the material has taken to reach its final form and it contains within itself traces of all the previous production steps. The project is a sort of ‘’Material Transmigration’’, where an Abachi Tree becomes a series of rough wooden beams, which then become a carved positive mould, transformed into a casted iron rest chair that keeps the original veins, knots and texture of the First Tree. The objects contain visual aspects of the two major crafts used in its creation: for doing so, the production has been divided into two macro phases: mould carving and iron casting. The first phase was done in Europe, the negative mould was carved out of wood in the Tellurico design studio workshop, in the Netherlands, packed and shipped to the United States, where the positive mould was cast into iron. Designing through Zoom calls, the necessity of dividing production in two different crafts into two different continents, the fact that the entire project took place during a year where travel was cancelled and there was no possibility of visiting the casting facilities; all of these aspects are in a way or another present in the final object design and made this a collaborative process. The layered approach of the production, born out of needs and adaptation, can be recognised throughout the chairs landscape. The wood is there, still breathing underneath the metal.

Customization Options

Several finishes are available based on outdoor versus indoor placement and desired look and maintenance. Prototype can be purchased at listed price and is immediately available

Details

  • Creator
    Tellurico (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 42 in. (106.68 cm)Width: 28 in. (71.12 cm)Depth: 48 in. (121.92 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Iron,Cast
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    2021
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Limited Edition)
  • Estimated Production Time
    9-10 weeks
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5176123957642

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
No Reviews Yet
Located in New York, NY
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 2018
1stDibs seller since 2020
5 sales on 1stDibs
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Unusual Sculptural Iron Garden Lounge Chair Manner of Jean-Charles Moreux
By Jean-Charles Moreux
Located in Buffalo, NY
Unusual sculptural iron garden lounge chair manner of Jean-Charles Moreux, wonderful design, whimsical sculpture! welded iron frame, metal sling seat. Hand delivery avail to New York...
Category

Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Metal, Iron

Sculptural Iron Garden Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A wonderfully sculptural and playful outdoor chair with unusual decorative lines and form. Constructed of iron tubing with iron mesh elements for the seating and backrest areas. This...
Category

Vintage 1960s North American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Wrought Iron

Sculptural Iron Patio Chairs by Surf Line
By Surf Line
Located in Rochester, NY
Modernist tubular iron and rubber nylon corded patio chairs by Surf Line with an exceptionally great looking sculptural form, Circa 1950's. In the style of Walter Lamb for Brown Jord...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Vintage French Cast Iron Chair
Located in High Point, NC
A cast iron chair from France, produced circa 1960. A richly decorated garden chair with white and green patination. This cast iron seat stands out for its unique vivid green patinat...
Category

Vintage 1960s French French Provincial Side Chairs

Materials

Iron

Antique Cast Iron Gothic Garden Chair
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Impressive English cast iron painted garden throne chair with high back and wonderful decorative details that will add interest to any garden. Part of the decoration is missing but s...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century British Victorian Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Two Vintage Cast Iron Garden Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Two vintage cast iron garden chairs. Chairs are white painted with a fruit pattern. Chairs has some rust areas. One of the chairs is taller. Taller chair: 28H x 21D x 21W Shorter cha...
Category

Early 20th Century American Victorian Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Sculptural French Rattan and Iron Chairs by Dirk Jan Rol
By Janine Abraham and Dirk Jan Rol
Located in Atlanta, GA
Sculptural French rattan and iron chairs, designed by Dirk Jan Rol and Janine Abraham, France, circa 1950s. These chairs are a near pair, as they have some variations, mainly to the ...
Category

Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass, Iron

Pair of Early Cast Iron Garden Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of early cast iron garden armchairs. Painted white finish with a decorative pattern.
Category

Vintage 1930s Victorian Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery