Joaquim Tenreiro (1906-1992)

Set of 12 "Estrutural" chairs (sold)
Circa 1947

The back is composed of cylindric bars. These ones, lightly tilted, go until the struts located between each legs. This model of chair with its seat with cane is in the collections of the Museu das Cadeiras Brasileiras (Museum of the chair) in Belmonte, Bahia, Brazil.

Height 96,5 cm (38 in) - Width 46,5 cm (18 1⁄4 in) - Depth 47 cm (18 1⁄2 in)

Provenance : Collection privée, São Paulo, Brésil - São Paulo, Brazil

Bibliographie
- Catalogue de l’exposition «Modernité du design brésilien de 1950 à 1980», du 6 septembre au 31 octobre 2018, Galerie Chastel-Maréchal, Paris, notre ensemble reproduit pp. 54-55
- Modern furniture in Brazil, Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos, éd. Olhares, Sao Paulo, 2015, p. 166 pour un dessin du modèle.
- Tenreiro, André Seffrin & al., éditions Bolsa de arte, Rio de Janeiro, 1998, pp. 74, 75 pour un modèle comparable.

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