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Metal Folding Chair with Lifting Seat by Jean Prouvé for Tecta, Germany

Documentation Ample Provenance
Documentation Notes Gift from Axel Bruchhäuser (TECTA) to a German private collector (only one owner).
Origin Germany
Period 1980-1999
Materials Lacquered Steel, Fabric, Upholstery
Dimensions
W. 17.72 in; H. 40.16 in; D. 20.47 in;
W. 45 cm; H. 102 cm; D. 52 cm;
Seat H. 16.54 in;
Seat H. 42 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date 1985
Description Metal chair with lifting seat, designed 1930 by the outstanding French constructor Jean Prouvé and manufactured 1985 by TECTA in Germany.
In 1930 Prouvé made only six of these chairs specially for his sister Marianne who was getting married.
In the 1980s TECTA produced a licensed reproduction in collaboration with Jean Prouvé.
A special and rare collectors item in good original condition. Also part of the famous MoMA collection.
White lacquered steel and dark blue upholstery.

Provenance:
Gift from Axel Bruchhäuser (TECTA) to a German private collector (only one owner).

Literature:
"Jean Prouvé Œuvre complète / Complete Works Volume 1: 1917-1933" by Peter Sulzer for Birkhauser, Basel (1999), p. 101-103.
Styles / Movements Industrial, Mid Century, Modern
Dealer Reference Number cc.Ben (Prouvé-4)
Incollect Reference Number 378643
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