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Ward Bennett "Scissor" Lounge Chairs for Brickel in Chrome and Beige Leather

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Elevate your living space with this iconic pair of 1960s "Scissor" chairs in chrome and leather by the renowned New York-based designer Ward Bennett for Brickel. Crafted during the height of Mid-Century Modern design, these chairs epitomize the era's sleek sophistication and timeless elegance. These ultra-comfortable chairs feature a striking, yet minimalist design, characterized by the sleek chrome frame and supple leather upholstery. The chrome frame, clean lines and a polished finish showcase Bennett's commitment to both form and function, and the geometric silhouettes of these chairs effortlessly blend into a variety of interior styles, from contemporary to retro-inspired, to classic authentic vintage collections. The supple original leather upholstery, selected for its quality and durability, exudes luxury and comfort, inviting you to sink into these chairs for extended coffee klatches, long reads with a captivating book, or stimulating cocktail conversations. Typical of Bennett's designs, the "scissor" base design not only adds visual interest, but also ensures stability and support, making the chairs as functional as they are aesthetically pleasing. Whether in a living room, study, or office, these chairs make a bold statement while providing extremely comfortable seating options. Truly timeless, and a testament to the enduring appeal of mid-century modern design, these Ward Bennett "Scissor" chairs are sure to become cherished pieces in any discerning collector's repertoire, or brining a touch of vintage charm and sophistication to any space they grace. GET DIGITAL ACCESS Already a subscriber? Sign In Magazine Remembering Designer Ward Bennett Rediscovered by aesthetes in the know, the late designer Ward Bennett gets his place in history with the monograph he long deserved By Pilar Viladas October 9, 2017 Image may contain Furniture Chair Human Person Footwear Clothing Apparel and Shoe Michael Pateman From the 1960s through the 1980s, Ward Bennett was one of America’s best-known designers. He was famous for his luxurious brand of modernism and for pared-down, sumptuous interiors that skillfully integrated antiques and contemporary pieces. Clients included Gianni and Marella Agnelli and Jann and Jane Wenner. His furniture designs made contemporary refinements to historical prototypes. He incorporated industrial forms and materials into his work a decade before the High Tech trend of the 1970s. And his own homes - a striking, minimalist aerie in the famed Dakota and a monastically spare weekend house in East Hampton - were known around the world.
  • Creator:
    Ward Bennett (Designer),Brickel Associates (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 34.5 in (87.63 cm)Width: 24 in (60.96 cm)Depth: 28.5 in (72.39 cm)Seat Height: 15 in (38.1 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 2
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Chrome,Leather,Dyed,Polished
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1960s
  • Condition:
    Only the most minimal wear present. Both the chrome and leather are in excellent vintage condition.
  • Seller Location:
    Littleton, CO
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU5401238416692
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