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Set of Four T-Chairs by Katavolos, Littell and Kelly for Laverne International

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These iconic three legged steel and leather sling 'T-Chairs' by William Katavolos, Douglas Kelley & Ross Littell for Laverne International were designed in 1952. This set of four are collectible early production examples with original leather and frames, and are excellent options for an interior designer, art and design collector, or anyone looking for a comfortable and design-on-trend set of dining chairs. The Laverne International T-Chair innovative design utilizes hidden screws to attach the leather sling seats to a tubular chromed steel frame with flat black steel supports. The Model 3LC 'T-Chair' can be found in the permanent collection in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and other worldwide museums. These William Katavolos, Ross Littel and Douglas Kelley T Chairs would work great in a Mid-Century Modern, Scandanavian Modern or Danish Modern home or penthouse apartment but could also look fantastic in a Contemporary or Post-Modern room. Also consider mixing it up in a Traditional, Transitional, Classical or Art Deco room with a splash of juxtaposition. Would also be an Apt choice in a commercial project such as a hotel lobby lounge or members club, creative design studio or high-rise executive office. Consider using as side chairs, cafe or breakfast table chairs, bedside chairs, fireside chairs, dressing or changing room chairs, hallway chairs, entryway or mudroom chairs, nursing or reading chairs, conference room chairs, office or desk chairs, guest chairs, lobby chairs, lounge chairs, side or occasional chairs ideal in virtually any setting. Measurements: H 32" x W 23" x D 22.75" Seat height: 18" Condition: Good vintage condition with moderate patina and wear throughout. Leather exhibits mild distressing and is in stabile usable condition. For those who like distressed leather, this is a great option. Steel frames have mild to moderate patina. All chairs are sturdy and structurally sound and ready for immediate use.

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  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Good vintage condition with patina and light distressing, sturdy and sound, ready for immediate use. See description for greater detail.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 32 in. x W 23 in. x D 22.75 in.H 81.28 cm x W 58.42 cm x D 57.79 cm
  • Seat Height
    18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Sold As
    Set of 4
  • Reference Number
    LU1330217725081
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