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Vintage Mid-Century Postmodern Minimalist Leather Rocking Chair by Takeshi Nii

$1,902.46

About

This folding modern rocking chair was designed by Takeshi Nii during the 1950s. It has a black leather upholstered and aluminum frame on wooden sleds. This folding model is easy to storage and transport. It is a brother of famous NY Chair. Designer Takeshi Nii named the “NY Chair” after his family name Nii, and also the Danish word for “new” or “fresh”. The designer's passion for chairs began when he saw a director's chair in a magazine before WWII. While repeating tests for functional chairs, Nii saw a beautiful chair with a fabric seat from Denmark. Inspired by these chairs, Nii produced this folding chair (designed in 1958) which won numerous awards and later became a permanent feature at MOMA in 1970. This chair is in original vintage condition with natural patina and minor traces of age like scrapes. Folding system is fully functional and easy to do.

Details

  • Creator
    Takeshi Nii (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 37.01 in (94 cm)Width: 34.65 in (88 cm)Depth: 21.66 in (55 cm)Seat Height: 16.15 in (41 cm)
  • Style
    Minimalist (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. This chair is in original vintage condition with natural patina and minor traces of age like scrapes. Folding system is fully functional and easy to do.
  • Seller Location
    Warszawa, PL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU6129229521882

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    Ships From: Warszawa, Poland
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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