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Lot 1282 Details

Eero Saarinen
Womb chair

Knoll Associates
USA, 1961
enameled steel, upholstery
36.5 h × 39.25 w × 33 d in (93 × 100 × 84 cm)

Upholstery manufacturer's label to underside 'Remade and Renovated for Knoll Associates, Inc. 36-30 Steinway St. Long Island City 1, N.Y. Sterilized: 2/16/61'.

Literature: Knoll Furniture: 1938-1960, Rouland and Rouland, pg. 73 Knoll: A Modernist Universe, Lutz, pg. 116
Chair is sturdy, with little wear to enameled legs. Missing one foot. Padding is petrified and deteriorating, with upholstery showing minor losses/tears (to armrests, largest measuring 2.25 inches in length), and fading commensurate with use.
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Eero Saarinen, Womb chair

Estimate $700 - $900Aug 20, 2020
Starting Price $25
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