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Florence Knoll Lounge Chair on Steel Base in Heather Grey Tweed Fabric

About the Item

Vintage original Florence Knoll lounge chair in heather grey tweed fabric. Although unsigned or tagged, this is 100% knoll, and most likely from the 1980's. Purchased from an estate along with matching sofa and Herman Miller Walnut Conference Table. The construction on this hefty chair is truly superb. The rigid frame is over-engineered for rigidity and commercial applications. This sexy sleek low profile sofa would play nicely with virtually any home interior, while being industrial enough to last for decades in a high traffic office. This original fabric still looks great, only some minor imperfections. Look close at the tweed fabric and you will see several woven colors. The overall neutral color is actually comprised of yellow, black and grey. Warmed through color and texture, the Florence Knoll Lounge Chair is a scaled-down translation of the rhythm and proportions of mid-century modern architecture. With a spare, geometric profile—an expression of the rational design approach Florence Knoll learned from her mentor, Mies van der Rohe—the sofa is utterly modern and totally timeless. Professionally steam cleaned and detailed top to bottom. The chrome base shines brilliantly with only a few minor age-appropriate scuffs. Construction and details: - 32.75” wide x 33” deep x 28.5” high (16.75” seat height) - Exposed metal frame and legs in heavy gauge steel with polished chrome finish - Inner frame is solid wood - Seat suspension with No-Sag springs.
  • Creator:
    Florence Knoll (Designer),Knoll (Maker)
  • Design:
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 28.5 in (72.39 cm)Width: 32.75 in (83.19 cm)Depth: 33 in (83.82 cm)Seat Height: 16.5 in (41.91 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1970s
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Original fabric professionally steam cleaned. 1" section of loose thread weave in fabric (see pic) Chrome has been polished. Only minor, age appropriate oxidation on chrome base.
  • Seller Location:
    Chattanooga, TN
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU2255331235412
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