Mid-Century Carib Leather Swivel Stool by Ilmari Tapiovaara Finland

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About

Ilmari Tapiovaara (1914-1999) designed this stool called Caribe, here in black leather and polished aluminum. Beautifully executed, the leather Fine and soft, the base with a raised hobnail design. The seat swivels and the profile modern elegance.
Tapiovaara worked with Alvar Aalto, Le Corbusier, and Mies van der Rohe and had Eero Aarnio and Yjro Kukkapuro as assistants during his celebrated career.
Measurements: 19 1/4" high x 17" diameter seat.

Details

  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Materials and Techniques
    Aluminum
    Leather
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    19.25 in. H
    49 cm H
  • Diameter
    17
  • Seat Height
    19.25 in. (49 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Miami, FL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU83016195483
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2007

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in Miami, FL

Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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