Pair of Warren Platner for Knoll Bronze and Mohair Lounge Chairs with Side Table For Sale
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Pair of Warren Platner for Knoll Bronze and Mohair Lounge Chairs with Side Table

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Suite of early (circa 1966) Warren Platner for Knoll Associates bronze-framed pieces: two wire lounge chairs redone in blood orange mohair and one wire-framed, walnut-top occasional table. Steel-rod construction with bronze-plate (a finish no longer available from Knoll - the 'metallic bronze' presently offered is a metallic paint). Each piece retains the clear plastic extrusion ring on the bases, which provides an even surface. Excellent, vintage condition. The walnut top has been refinished and the mohair upholstery / foam is new. Purchased together by the original (and only) owner in the 1960s and sold as a set of three pieces. Early 320 Park Avenue Knoll Associates, Inc labels present to all three pieces. Table measures: Height 19" x diameter 24" Measurements listed are for a single chair.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    H 30.75 in. x W 36.5 in. x D 25 in.H 78.11 cm x W 92.71 cm x D 63.5 cm
  • Seat Height
    20 in. (50.8 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Reference Number
    LU1444210963031
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About Knoll (Manufacturer)

As a company that produced many of the most famous and iconic furniture designs of the 20th century, Knoll was a chief influence in the rise of modern design in the United States. Led by Florence Knoll, the firm would draw stellar talents such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Eero Saarinen into its compass. Their work would help change the face of the American home and office.


     The company was formed in 1938 by the German immigrant Hans Knoll. He first worked with his fellow ex-pat, the Danish designer Jens Risom, who created furniture with flowing lines made of wood. While Risom served in World War II, in 1943 Knoll met his future wife, Florence Schust. She had studied and worked with eminent emigré leaders of the Bauhaus, including Mies, Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer. She won Knoll over with Bauhaus notions of industrial arts, and an aesthetic that featured flat and tubular metal frames and angular forms. When Hans died in a car crash in 1955, Florence Knoll was appointed head of the company. It was as much through her holistic approach to design—a core division of the firm was dedicated to planning office systems—as Knoll furnishings themselves that she brought about the sleek and efficient transformation of the American workplace.


     Today, classic Knoll furnishings remain staples of modern design collections and decors. A history of modern design is written in pieces such as Mies’ elegant Barcelona Chair, Saarinen’s pedestal Tulip chair, Breuer’s tubular steel Wassily chair and the grid-patterned Diamond chair by Harry Bertoia. As you can see from the items on the following pages, these designs and others have become timeless emblems of the progressive spirit and sleek sophistication of the best of Modernism.

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