"Karelia" Lounge Chair by Liisi Beckmann for Zanotta, Italy, 1966

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Eye-catching lounge chair model "Karelia", designed by Liisi Beckmann, manufactured by Zanotta in Italy in 1966.

The chair is upholstered in high quality vinyl, in a lilac color that make it really stand out from other chairs! So does it's unique shape: the curves in the seat create a very appealing, unique style while remaining surprisingly comfortable. This unique, memphis style chair would be a great addition to any interior looking for something special.

In excellent original condition with very minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.

Liisi Beckmann was a Finnish artist and designer, active in Italy. Born December 7, 1924 in Karelia and studied art in Helsinki. She moved to Italy in the late 1950s and worked in Rinascente's Development Studio in Milan. The most famous collaboration with design companies is certainly the one with Zanotta by designing Karelia armchair in 1966, inspired by her homeland and, reproduced since 2007. The new models are upholstered in removable fabric, this original piece has the beautiful vinyl upholstery that truly compliments the chair.

Details

    Dimensions
    24.41 in. H x 28.35 in. W x 30.71 in. D
    62 cm H x 72 cm W x 78 cm D
  • Seat Height
    13.78 in. (35 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU103987368023
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