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Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Ottoman, Knoll, USA,1950s

$8,349.79per set

About the Item

An early production Eero Saarinen womb chair and ottoman, made by Knoll, USA, 1950s. Newly upholstered in luxurious pure Alpaca fabric (brown / grey) with a structure of fibreglass, black enameled steel frames and first edition feet / glides. Fast shipping worldwide. When asked by Florence Knoll to design 'a chair that was like a basket full of cushions - something she could really curl up in', Eero Saarinen produced the Womb chair. Manufacturing the Womb chair proved a challenge, and Saarinen and Florence Knoll had to turn to - and beg - a boat builder to undertake the challenge. Despite being used to working with fibreglass, there were many failures before the team reached the result we know. The Womb chair is wildly acclaimed as one of the most comfortable modern chairs produced.  UK customers please note - displayed prices do not include VAT.
  • Creator:
    Eero Saarinen (Designer),Knoll (Maker)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 35.44 in (90 cm)Width: 38.98 in (99 cm)Depth: 37.01 in (94 cm)Seat Height: 17.33 in (44 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 2
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1950s
  • Condition:
    Reupholstered. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU2259330822222

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