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Don Shoemaker Perno Safari Chair

$4,500

About the Item

Perno safari chair of exotic Cocobolo wood with original black saddle leather slings, designed by American expat Don Shoemaker and produced at his Senal Studios in Mexico circa 1960's. A rare Shoemaker entry with an elegant Constructivist mien, this chair is crafted without use of glue, nails, or screws--the parts are fastened with wooden pegs and demount completely for shipping. The leather belts fastening the seat and back have been newly replaced, as have a few of the wooden pegs. The wood has been cleaned and polished.
  • Creator:
    Don S. Shoemaker (Designer),Senal (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 28 in (71.12 cm)Width: 21.75 in (55.25 cm)Depth: 22 in (55.88 cm)Seat Height: 13 in (33.02 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1960s
  • Condition:
    Refinished. Replacements made: Leather belts below and behind the chair have been professionally replaced, as have a few of the wooden pegs. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Fine overall condition. The wood has been cleaned and polished. The original black leather shows scuffs and scratches consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU828525035242

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