PANTONOVA CHAIRS, VERNER PANTON, FRITZ HANSEN EDITION (1970)
Pair of Pantonova chairs made of chrome-plated steel wire. An iconic model from the 70s signed Verner Panton for the publisher Fritz Hansen.
Length : 23.62 in / 60 cm
Height : 28.35 in / 72 cm
Width : 21.65 in / 55 cm
Weigth : 26.46 lb / 12 kg
Categories: Twentieth Century Design, Chairs
Year of publication: 1970
Materials: Chromed metal structure and foam seat cushion covered with black fabric, refurbished
State: Good general condition, some traces of time on the back of the seats, on the inner side, and one of the steel wires is mobile but nothing important,
Seller: Fritz Hansen
Designer: Verner Panton (1926–1998) was a Danish designer. An architectural engineer by training, he began his career collaborating with Arne Jacobsen from 1950 to 1952 before opening his own architecture and design studio in 1955. He created the famous Panton Chair in 1960 edited by Vitra a few years later and still in production today. The Cone Chair or Pantonova armchairs made of chrome steel wires are also iconic models.
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