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Jean Gillon, Jangada Armchair with Ottoman, 1968

$12,500per item

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The most notorious work by Jean Gillon, "Jangada." armchair. The unique trapezoidal structure, built-in Brazilian jacaranda hardwood, the designer attached a nylon weave similar to a fishing net, which supports big brown leather cushions. Consistent with the chair´s concept and name, which refers to the kind of raft used by Northeastern Brazil´s fisherman, this piece was designed for relaxing. Literature: "Móvel Moderno Brasileiro," organized by Alberto Vicente and Marcelo Vasconcellos, published by Olhares, P.330-332, P.338-339. "Móvel Brasileiro Moderno", organized by Marcelo Vasconcellos and Maria Lúcia Braga, published by Aeroplano, P.255-256.

Details

  • Creator
    Jean Gillon (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 32 in. (81.28 cm)Width: 42 in. (106.68 cm)Depth: 32 in. (81.28 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1968
  • Condition
    Repaired: Woodwork repairs Upholstery replacement. Reupholstered. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4912220575302

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    Ships From: Boca Raton, FL
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