Offered by: Found Collectibles
255 West 36th St. Suite 502-503 New York City, NY 10018 , United States Call Seller 954.294.3099


Brazilian Modern Chairs in Chrome & Red Velvet by Jorge Zalszupin, 1965 Brazil

$ 12,000
  • Description
    Available today, this Mid-Century Modern Chairs in Chrome & Red Velvet by Jorge Zalszupin, 1965 Brazil are a showstopper!

    These gorgeous chairs feature a super sleek design composed of two chrome legs and a curved body structure consisting of a seat and backrest in red velvet. Sold as a set of three.

    These beauties are showcased in our showroom next to a Jorge Zalszupin credenza and a Giuseppe Scapinelli armchair and the convo is stunning! Attached image. The last image is a vintage publication featuring the same chairs.

    Equally as practical as beautiful, these chairs will add a touch of mid-century swagger to any home but will also fit into a Modern, Contemporary, or even Eclectic environment.

    Dimensions: H31.5, W18.5, D19.7 (in) H80, W47, D50 (cm)

    In regards to the creator, Jorge Zalszupin (1 June 1922 – 17 August 2020) was a Polish-born Brazilian architect and designer, who founded L’Atelier, in São Paulo. He began in the 1950s decade with craftwork and soon after, to the production in series.

    Jorge Zalszupin a native of Warsaw, Poland, studied architecture at Bucharest’s Ecole des Beaux Arts. While working as an architect in Paris, he found inspiration in articles about Brazilians Oscar Niemeyer and Roberto Burle Marx and immigrated to Brazil.

    His work as an architect created a demand for decoration and furniture proposals that suited the style of his projects and, for many years, Zalszupin designed and executed them for his clients. The demand was as great as the desire to grow and expand his business, and he then decided to found Atelier Móveis in November 1959.

    A significant part of Zalszupin's furniture production is tributary to his architecture. He used new design language and tendencies, while maintaining a functional view of Ambience for internal spaces. L’Atelier was a design collective of architects, engineers, craftsmen, and a full-scale team of professionals that did everything from researching materials to finalizing the product.

    Jorge Zalszupin has developed some of the most iconic models in Brazilian Modern furniture and has grown a lot in popularity in the last few years. The “Petala” Coffee table, “Paulistana” armchair or the “Brasiliana” sofa are also some of his famous pieces.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Brazil
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Chrome,Velvet,Hand-Knotted,Metalwork
    Condition: Good. Reupholstered. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Brazilian Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 656703
  • Dimensions
    W. 18.5 in; H. 31.5 in; D. 19.7 in;
    W. 46.99 cm; H. 80.01 cm; D. 50.04 cm;
Message from Seller:

Found Collectibles is a furniture and décor gallery located in 225 West 36th Street, Suite 503 in New York City, dedicated to sourcing unique yet timeless collections from across the globe. Each collection tells a story particular to its time and place in history. Specializing in expert craftsmanship, we only feature small-batch, high-quality designs. Contact us: Mobile: +1 954 294 3099, Landline: +1 646 649 4260

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