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20th Century Black American Plycraft Set of Four Dining Chairs by Norman Cherner

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A black, vintage Mid-Century Modern America set of four Pretzel dining chairs made of hand crafted polyurethane foam, designed by Norman Cherner and produced by Plycraft, in good condition. The seat backrest of the armchairs, side chairs are slightly arched with sculptural arms, standing on four curved legs. Labeled on the backside on one of the chairs. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950 - 1970, United States. Seat: 17.25" H x 20" W x 22" D Norman Cherner was an American furniture designer born in 1920, in Brooklyn, New York, United States and passed away in 1987. Cherner studied and taught at the Columbia University of Fine Arts Department in New York City. In his early days of his career, he explored and researched the Bauhaus movement, to develop a low-cost design for pre-fabricated housing and affordable furniture. Cherner is best known for the chairs made of hand crafted molded Plywood, which he created, designed for the American manufacturer, Plycraft. Plycraft was an American furniture manufacture founded in the United States. The company history remains lost in history.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 32 in (81.28 cm)Width: 25 in (63.5 cm)Depth: 21 in (53.34 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1950-1970
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1622227070002
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