Pair of Paul McCobb for Directional 1320 Slipper Chairs

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Exquisite pair of Mid-Century Modern slipper lounge chairs from the highly esteemed Directional collection, dating from the 1950s. The refinished chairs have been recovered in stunning soft champagne Kravet upholstery. The beautifully sculpted walnut wood frame has amazing lines and splayed back legs. The chairs are extremely comfortable. These are truly to die for pieces of American modern design.
Throughout the years and many collaborations with different manufacturers that brought to life all his design endeavors, Directional is by far the highest quality manufacturer Paul McCobb collaborated with, producing furniture of the finest quality. In 1949, Directional furniture began as a line of upholstered chairs to complement Martin Feinman's multiplex modular case goods. Directional went on to include hundreds of individual designs manufactured by a multitude of companies. Directional ceased producing Paul McCobb's designs sometime in 1962.
Directional (Manufacturer), 
Paul McCobb (Designer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1956
Materials and Techniques
Excellent. Refinished and reupholstered. One back leg has a professional repair.
Wear consistent with age and use
32.5 in. H x 25 in. W x 30 in. D
83 cm H x 63 cm W x 76 cm D
Seat Height
18 in. (46 cm)
Dealer Location
Miami, FL
Number of Items
Reference Number
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