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Pair of Sori Yanagi Butterfly Stools

$11,088.98per set

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Pair of butterfly stools designed by Sori Yanagi. Manufactured by Tendo Mokko (Japan) in 1954. In good original condition with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. Sori Yanagi, born in 1915 in Tokyo, attended art school in the city and worked from 1940-1942 in the office of the designer Charlotte Perriand. In 1952, he founded the Yanagi Industrial Design Institute, which created a prolific number of articles of daily use and furnishings. Sori Yanagi’s organic forms combine western Industrial designs with Japan’s native artisanal traditions. This successful synthesis made Sori Yanagi one of the most significant Japanese designers of the post-war era. In addition to furniture, he also designed lighting, glass objects, cutlery, children’s toys, metro stations, cars and motorcycles. In 1977, Sori Yanagi was named director of the Japanese Folk Art Museum in Tokyo. He died in Tokyo in 2011.

Details

  • Creator
    Sori Yanagi (Designer),Tendo Mokko (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.75 in. (40 cm)Width: 16.93 in. (43 cm)Depth: 12.21 in. (31 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Barcelona, ES
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1427222032632

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    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Barcelona, Spain
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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