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Mid-Century Modern Set of 10 Pretzel Arm/Chairs by Norman Cherner for Plycraft

$ 18,500
  • Description
    Mid-Century Modern Set of 10 Pretzel Chairs/Armchairs by Norman Cherner for Plycraft

    U.S.A. (1920–1987) A pioneer both in molded plywood and prefab housing, Norman Cherner studied and taught at the Columbia University Fine Arts Department and was an instructor at the Museum of Modern Art in New York from 1947 to 1949.

    Cherner's molded plywood armchairs have become a mid-century staple. Originally introduced in 1958, the "Pretzel" armchair has an organic form consistent of molded plywood. Rare set of 10 armchairs available.

    Molded Plywood
    American, 1960s

    Other American designers of the period include Milo Baughman, Paul McCobb, Paul Evans, Warren Platner, Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, George Nelson, Florence Knoll, Harvey Probber

  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Notes: Norman Cherner
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Plywood
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Creation Date: 1960
    Number of Pieces: 8+
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: 101-3558
    Incollect Reference #: 541741
  • Dimensions
    W. 27 in; H. 32 in; D. 19 in;
    W. 68.58 cm; H. 81.28 cm; D. 48.26 cm;
    Seat H. 18 in;
    Seat H. 45.72 cm;
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