Skip to main content
Want more images or videos?
Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 6

Oscar Niemeyer, Single armchair "Alta", France, 1974

About the Item

Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) Single armchair model “Alta” Manufactured by Mobilier international France, 1974 Steel, wool upholstery Measurements 104,1 x 68,6x 56,5h cm 41 x 27 x 22,25h in Literature Gilles de Bure, Inte´rieurs: Le Mobilier Franc¸ais 1965-1979, Pa- ris, 1983, p. 101 Provenance Private collection, Antwerp. Details Certificate by Oscar Niemeyer Foundation. Biography Niemeyer was a Brazilian architect who is considered to be one of the key figures in the development of modern architecture. His exceptional architectural work has been unanimously hailed, and his influence on how the world looks like today has been reminded. In 1960’s Oscar Niemeyer started developing furniture projects, in collaboration with his daughter Ana Maria. The first piece designed by the team was “the Alta easy chair” and its footrest, but the most famous piece designed by Oscar and Ana is the “Rio Chaise Longue” probably one of the most important design pieces of the 20th century. Developed in 1977. Niemeyer passed away a week before his 105th birthday and Ana Maria dies in 2012, a few months before his father.
  • Creator:
    Oscar Niemeyer (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 22.25 in (56.5 cm)Width: 40.95 in (104 cm)Depth: 27.01 in (68.6 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1974
  • Condition:
  • Seller Location:
    Barcelona, ES
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU2374314587081
More From This SellerView All
  • Alta armchair by Oscar Niemeyer, 1978
    By Oscar Niemeyer
    Located in Barcelona, ES
    Armchair model “Alta” Manufactured by Tendo Brasileira Brasil, 1978 Leather, painted and molded plywood, steel Measurements 104,1 cm x 68,6 cm x 56,h5 cm 41 in x 27 in x 22,3h in
    Category

    Vintage 1970s French Armchairs

    Materials

    Steel

  • Low easy chair by Oscar Niemeyer, Brazil, 1978
    By Oscar Niemeyer
    Located in Barcelona, ES
    Low easy chair Manufactured by Tendo Brasileira Brazil, 1978 Plywood, leather fabric Measurements 70 cm x 114 cm x 46h cm 27,6 in x 44,9 in x 18,1h in Literature Furniture By Archi...
    Category

    Vintage 1970s Brazilian Armchairs

    Materials

    Leather, Plywood

  • Ottoman model “Alta” by Oscar Niemeyer, Brazil, 1971
    Located in Barcelona, ES
    Ottoman model “Alta” Created in collaboration with Anna Maria Niemeyer Manufactured by Tendo Brasileira Brazil, 1971 Black plywood, steel, leather upholstery Measurements 56,5 cm x ...
    Category

    Vintage 1970s Brazilian Stools

    Materials

    Steel

  • Coffee table by Oscar Niemeyer, Brazil, 1991
    By Oscar Niemeyer
    Located in Barcelona, ES
    Coffee table Manufactured by Tepperman Brazil, 1991 Ebonized wood legs, glass top. Measurements 130 Ø cm x 20,3h cm 47,2 Ø in x 8h in Literature Aric Chen, Brazil Modern. The monac...
    Category

    1990s Brazilian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

    Materials

    Glass, Wood

  • Side table by Oscar Niemeyer, Brazil, 1960
    By Oscar Niemeyer
    Located in Barcelona, ES
    Side table Manufactured by Tendo Brasileira Brazil, 1960 Steel, glass Measurements 34,9 cm × 33 cm × 49,5h cm 13,7 in × 13 in × 19,5h in Provenance Manuel Guedes family, Sao Paulo ...
    Category

    Vintage 1960s Brazilian Side Tables

    Materials

    Steel

  • Joaquim Tenreiro Single Armchair Model “Redonda”, Brasil, 1950
    By Joaquim Tenreiro
    Located in Barcelona, ES
    Joaquim Tenreiro Single armchair model “Redonda” Manufactured by Tenreiro Moveis e Decoraçoes Brasil, 1950 Jacaranda wood, upholstery From the archives of Side Gallery, Barcelo...
    Category

    Vintage 1950s Brazilian Armchairs

    Materials

    Fabric, Jacaranda

You May Also Like
  • High Armchair Mobilier International Oscar Niemeyer
    By Oscar Niemeyer
    Located in Minerbio, BO
    CONTACT FOR ACTUAL SHIPPING COSTS. Fantastic and iconic 'Alta' lounge chair with ottoman designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and manufactured by Mobilier International in...
    Category

    21st Century and Contemporary Armchairs

    Materials

    Steel

  • Oscar Niemeyer "Alta" Chair & Ottoman
    By Oscar Niemeyer
    Located in Padova, IT
    Oascar Niemeyer Alta chair & ottoman in black leather for Mobilier International, France. Low seat edition. Satin stainless steel structure, fixing knobs, a...
    Category

    Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

    Materials

    Steel

  • Oscar Niemeyer "Alta" stool stainless steel
    By Oscar Niemeyer
    Located in Houston, TX
    Oscar Niemeyer Alta Steel Bench 1948 /re-edited 2013 Oscar Niemeyer (December 15, 1907 - December 5th, 2012) is a Brazilian architect considered o...
    Category

    2010s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Stools

    Materials

    Stainless Steel

  • Oscar Niemeyer White "Alta" Lounge Chair
    By Oscar Niemeyer
    Located in Edogawa-ku Tokyo, JP
    White "Alta" lounge chair designed by Oscar Niemeyer. White leather upholstery and steel. This individual was exhibited at “Oscar Niemeyer - Territories of Creation” at Instituto Tomie Ohtake...
    Category

    Vintage 1970s Brazilian Lounge Chairs

    Materials

    Steel

  • Oscar Niemeyer Alta chair & ottoman Mobilier International
    By Oscar Niemeyer
    Located in Padova, IT
    Oscar Niemeyer Alta chair for Mobilier International, France. 1970s. Brushed steel structure joined by plastic knobs, movable backrest, black leather lining, very nice patina.
    Category

    Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

    Materials

    Stainless Steel

  • White Leather Alta Lounge Chair and Ottoman by Oscar Niemeyer
    By Mobilier International, Oscar Niemeyer
    Located in Madrid, ES
    Iconic 'Alta' lounge chair with ottoman designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and manufactured by Mobilier International in France. Made of steel with white leather upholste...
    Category

    Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

    Materials

    Steel

Recently Viewed

View All