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Rare Pair of Sculptural Easy Chairs by Ilmari Tapiovaara, Offered by La Porte


Extremely rare and exquisite pair of easy chairs by Finnish Architect Ilmari Tapiovaara. The chairs are fine example of Tapiovaara known to combine modern design aesthetic and Finnish peasant tradition. The use of solid wood added to the aura of crafted organism, not machine-made. The chairs have been professionally restored, also freshly re-lacquered to preserve the recent past. Hard to find truly timeless design sculptural easy chairs by Ilmari Tapiovaara.


  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent. Restored and re-lacquered.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 41 in. x W 21.5 in. x D 17 in.

    H 104.14 cm x W 54.61 cm x D 43.18 cm

  • Seat height
    16 in. (40.64 cm)
  • Seller location
    Southampton, NY
  • Seller reference number
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number

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