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Pair of Mid-Century Modern Paul McCobb Lounge Chairs

$3,500per set

About

This beautiful pair of vintage modern armchairs feature plush orange colored upholstery and a sturdy walnut frame. The splayed legs and sloped armrests show quality craftsmanship. A thick padded seat cushion and backrest pillow ensure optimal comfort. This stylish pair of lounge chairs make the perfect addition to any home, business, or office. Please confirm item location (NY or NJ).

Details

  • Creator
    Paul McCobb (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30.25 in. (76.84 cm)Width: 27.5 in. (69.85 cm)Depth: 27 in. (68.58 cm)Seat Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1960s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. age appropriate wear, fading to fabric, pulls, wood has scratches, edge dings, some separation in joints.
  • Seller Location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 15397-6049KB1stDibs: LU921820748932

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Wall, NJ
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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About Paul McCobb (Designer)

You could call Paul McCobb a man of parts. As a furniture designer, his work combined the attributes of many of his now better-known peers. Like Bauhaus designers such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Marcel Breuer, his furniture had purity of form and line. Like the designs of Florence Knoll and George Nelson and his associates, McCobb’s work was efficient and purposeful. And even like George Nakashima, he was adept at interpreting traditional forms, in particular those of chairs, for the 20th century.

More than any other designer beside Russel Wright, with his ubiquitous ceramic tableware, McCobb was arguably responsible for the introduction of modern design into middle-class American households — if for no other reason than that he designed the 1952 set for the original Today show. McCobb also designed cohesive lines of furnishings, such as his best-known Planner Group, that gave homes an instant “look.” McCobb designed for several companies, most notably Directional, the New York firm that also produced designs by other legends, such as Paul Evans and Vladimir Kagan. 

The signal aesthetic attribute of McCobb designs is that he completely forsook ornament — his pieces have no flourishes. And yet, because they are honest — the chairs, desks and tables are made of solid wood, usually maple or birch, often paired with frames and legs of wrought iron; the cabinets are traditionally scaled; the seating pieces have historic antecedents such as the Windsor chair — McCobb’s mid-century modern work has warmth and presence. As you can see from the offerings on 1stDibs, Paul McCobb designs are the pin-striped suit, or the little black dress, of a décor: an essential.

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Located in Brooklyn, NY
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