Le Corbusier, Very Early LC Three by Cassina in Chrome in Black Patin Leather For Sale
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Le Corbusier, Very Early LC Three by Cassina in Chrome in Black Patin Leather

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Leather has, since it is a very early piece, some traces of heavy wear in the front of the cushions, what makes it perfect to indicate the age, 1928. In the back the leather is in good condition but the set is original and you can see the whole chair is from earlier days, what makes it very special. Maybe I can get 1, 2 or 3 more chairs, coming from the same place. The frame is in good condition. This chair has series number 0249. Weight 27 kg. Free shipping for Amsterdam, Haarlem and IJmuiden for lamps, chairs, small items as tables and office desks, small not too heavy couches. Rest of Holland €133, for European destinations starting at € 95, depending on the item and country of your selection. Further on discounted shipping to all intercontinental destinations starting at €125, depending on the item and country or state of your selection. We offer a variety of restoration and shipping services, high service white glove shipping, parcel shipping and store-to-door shipping, suitable for all your preferences. Our specialized shipping department can inform you about all the details, ask us for the customized possibilities and very competitive pricing.  

Details

  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 22.84 in. x W 39.38 in. x D 26.78 in.H 58 cm x W 100 cm x D 68 cm
  • Seat Height
    16.15 in. (41 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Amsterdam, NL
  • Reference Number
    LU205536632153
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About Le Corbusier (Designer)

Swiss-born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, best known by his adopted name Le Corbusier, was a highly influential architect, designer, painter, urban planner and writer whose career spanned almost five decades. A pioneer of progress-minded modern architecture, Le Corbusier sought to impose a rational order on the chaos of the world through design. He rejected the excessive architectural ornament and developed a style that became known as Brutalism, creating buildings with elemental geometric forms that were made of industrial materials such as steel and reinforced concrete. Le Corbusier believed that pure, well-designed spaces could offer a lesson in how little is needed to achieve happiness. To convey this notion, the architect prioritized modern, open interiors and emphasized light, rational designs. His architecture and interiors share a clear sense of space and structural order, underlining the beauty in harmony, proportion and simplicity.


     Le Corbusier’s furniture espouses these same ideals. His designs are spare, minimal and efficient but at the same time offer supreme comfort. Collaborating with his cousin, Pierre Jeanneret, and designer Charlotte Perriand, he devised such iconic pieces as the LC2 Le Grand Confort armchair and the LC4 chaise longue. Each couples a tubular chrome frame with soft, supple leather upholstery, lending an organic warmth to an industrially made design. In his furniture, Le Corbusier broke new ground in ergonomics. The shape of the LC4 chaise is taken directly from the human form; the classic cowhide upholstery makes the sitter feel weightless; and the piece features an adjustable positioning mechanism to promote total relaxation.


     Such planning and intelligence were the hallmarks of Le Corbusier’s career. Whether in his designs for private residences such as the Villa Savoye near Paris, apartment towers like the Unité D'habitation in Marseilles, or in his furniture, he worked toward a style of living that was expansive and flexible. The strength and simplicity of line of Le Corbusier’s seating pieces give them a sculptural presence in any décor, yet they are sublimely restful. And as you will see from the offerings on these pages, Le Corbusier’s furniture reflects a worldly taste: it is at once refined, cosmopolitan and chic.

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