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Elephant Stool by Sori Yanagi

$1,400

About

Orange fibreglass elephant stool by Sori Yanagi, which was designed in 1954. Sori was the son of the Japanese Folk Crafts Museum founder, Soetsu Yanagi. Having studied both art and architecture, he pioneered Japanese postwar Industrial Design. He worked in the office of Charlotte Perriand from 1940 to 1942. In 1952, he started the Yanagi Industrial Design Institute and went on to become one of the most significant Japanese designers of the post-war era. Yanagi worked with Habitat in 2001 to produce a limited number of Elephant stools in the original fiberglass material, which is the example available here. He passed away in 2011.

Details

  • Creator
    Sori Yanagi (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14 in. (35.56 cm)Width: 21 in. (53.34 cm)Depth: 18 in. (45.72 cm)Seat Height: 14 in. (35.56 cm)
  • Style
    Organic Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    2001
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor scratches to the seat, as shown.
  • Seller Location
    San Diego, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU936622666202

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    Ships From: San Diego, CA
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