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Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates Brutalist Case Loveseat, 1960s

$7,500Asking Price

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This incredible (and rare) brutalist loveseat by Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates, 1960s, features a brutalist case sofa design with soft luxurious golden colored velvet fabric upholstery and six matching silk fabric loose pillows. This rare collectors piece is for the distinguished collector or for an interior designer with a client demanding the best of the best. Rarity is one factor that sells this piece on its own, but factor in the expensive and gorgeously soft fabric - this incredible piece is a one of a kind that you must get for yourself or your client before someone else does. Sink back into this generously proportioned deep settee by Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates, designed and made in the 1960s. This expansive case sofa with extremely rare Paul Evans styled Brutalist sides and back provides a comfortable seat. Casual, laid-back, relaxed - yet stylish, refined and cool. This sofa is a statement piece for your home and your style. We have a large collection of other Adrian Pearsall brutalist items in stock, and complimentary items from the Paul Evans 'Sculptured Metal' collection, these items are a feast for the eyes and a special catch for the discriminating collector. This elegant brutalist case settee by Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates, circa 1960, would work great in a Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern or Danish modern home or penthouse apartment but could also look fantastic in a Contemporary or Postmodern room. Also consider mixing it up in a Traditional, Transitional, Classical or Art Deco room with a splash of juxtaposition. Would also be an apt choice in a commercial project such as a hotel lobby lounge or members club, creative design studio or high-rise executive office. MEASUREMENTS: (without cushions) H 24.5" x W 59" x D 37" (with cushions) H 33.5" x W 59" x D 37" CONDITION: Overall very good to excellent condition. Brutalist frame is in excellent vintage condition with very light wear considering its age. Fabric was recently reupholstered and has received light use, in very good condition, ready to be used immediately

Details

  • Creator
    Craft Associates (Manufacturer),Adrian Pearsall (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 33.5 in. (85.09 cm)Width: 59 in. (149.86 cm)Depth: 37 in. (93.98 cm)
  • Style
    Brutalist (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1960s
  • Condition
    Reupholstered. Overall very good to excellent condition. Brutalist frame is in excellent vintage condition with very light wear considering its age. Fabric was recently reupholstered and has received light use, in very good condition, ready to be used immediately.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1330221011322

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    Ships From: Los Angeles, CA
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About Adrian Pearsall (Designer)

Adrian Pearsall designed some of the most exuberant and expressive American furniture of the 1950s and ’60s. For verve and vivacity of form, he surpasses even Vladimir Kagan — whose work is the emblem of swinging, sexy mid-20th century modernism. Pearsall gave his imagination free rein, and his flamboyant, eye-catching styles are icons of what has become known as “Atomic Age” design.

     Pearsall studied architectural engineering at the University of Illinois before opening his Pennsylvania furniture company, Craft Associates, in 1952, and that training shows in many designs. A Pearsall trademark, for example, is a lounge chair with an exceptionally tall, trapezoidal back, which give the pieces a skyscraper-like silhouette. Pearsall also had a talent for so-called “gondola” sofas — long, low-slung pieces with upswept ends. Many of Pearsall’s sofas and chairs are supported not by legs, but on gently arced walnut skids.

     Pearsall also had a gift for tables, in particular glass-topped side and coffee tables with frames that have the look of an Alexander Calder stabile. As you will see from the offerings on these pages, Adrian Pearsall had flair, and his work adds an attention-getting, sculptural exclamation point to any décor.

About the Seller
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Located in Los Angeles, CA

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