Donald Knorr 1949 Low Cost Design Winner Knoll Chair

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Knoll Donald Knorr low cost design winner from 1949 Moma Competion. Produced for only two years due to war time metal restrictions this " light, Flexible, and elegant" design was manufactured by Knoll. Chair retains all four original bolts. Possibly repainted at some point, paint shows wear.

Details

  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Materials and Techniques
    Steel
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Minor losses
    Dimensions
    28.25 in. H x 21 in. W x 20 in. D
    72 cm H x 53 cm W x 51 cm D
  • Seat Height
    17 in. (43 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU8430845531
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2008

Typical response time: 7 hours

Located in Philadelphia, PA

Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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