Offered by: H. Gallery
Concordiastraat 68 - 127 Utrecht 3551EM , Netherlands Call Seller 0031302270051


Set of Six Brutalist Solid Oak Dining Chairs, Europe 1960s

$ 7,315
  • Description
    In the European design landscape of the mid-20th century, Brutalism emerged as a distinct architectural and artistic movement, influencing not only buildings but also furniture design. The 1960s witnessed the rise of Brutalist furniture pieces, often showcasing the marriage of raw, organic materials and sculptural forms. Today, this style has made a remarkable comeback, capturing the essence of a bygone era while still resonating with contemporary sensibilities.

    As we find ourselves in a design era that embraces the nostalgia of the mid-20th century, Brutalist furniture is experiencing a resurgence. Its bold, unapologetic aesthetic resonates with those seeking a departure from the sleek minimalism of recent years. This set of six Brutalist solid oak chairs serves as both a homage to the past and a testament to the timeless allure of Brutalist design. Brutalism, characterized by its bold use of raw and rugged aesthetics, found its way into furniture design during an era marked by experimentation and rebellion against traditional norms. The desire for honest, unadorned materials and the celebration of craftsmanship drove the popularity of Brutalist furniture in much of Europe. Oak, a sturdy and resilient hardwood, became the most favoured choice for creating these robust pieces that reflected the movement's ethos. This set of six solid oak dining chairs from the 1960s stands as a prim example to the enduring appeal and adaptability of this design language in contemporary times and spaces. Crafted with precision and showcasing high-quality wooden joinery techniques, these chairs exemplify the commitment to craftsmanship that defined Brutalist furniture above all else. The oak, with its natural grains and warm tones, becomes a canvas for the subtle sculptural details that adorn these armchairs, highlighting the beauty of simplicity.

    What sets these armchairs apart is not just their aesthetic appeal but also the ingenious use of joinery in these chairs is noteworthy, contributing to the structural integrity of the pieces. This integration of form and function exemplifies the essence of Brutalism—design with a purpose.

    In good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Some minor scratches and marks on the wood.

    25.19 in W x 19.88 in D x 33.07 in H; Seat height 18.89 in; Arm height 24.4 in
    64 cm W x 50.5 cm D x 84 cm H; Seat height 48 cm; Arm height 62 cm

    These chairs will be packaged and shipped with the greatest care and attention to make sure you will receive the items in gallery condition. Complimentary shipping within the Netherlands.

    VAT normally applies and will be added to items when purchased by a European buyer or transported to a location within the EU.
  • More Information
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Oak
    Condition: Good. In good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Some minor scratches and marks on the wood.
    Creation Date: 1960s
    Number of Pieces: 6-7
    Styles / Movements: Brutalist, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: 66660045
    Incollect Reference #: 701564
  • Dimensions
    W. 25.2 in; H. 33.07 in; D. 19.88 in;
    W. 64 cm; H. 84 cm; D. 50.5 cm;
    Seat H. 18.9 in; Arm H. 24.41 in;
    Seat H. 48 cm; Arm H. 62 cm;
Message from Seller:

Located in Utrecht, The Netherlands, H. Gallery specializes in modern and contemporary design with a strong focus on Brazil and Scandinavia. The gallery strives to preserve and promote especially Brazil's rich design heritage and curates a select group of contemporary artists. Meticulous research, ie getting in contact with the original designers, producers, their heirs, and retrieving and indexing old catalogues and magazines is at the heart of its activities. All works presented excel in great

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