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$ 18,000

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Presidencial Armchairs by Zalszupin, Brazil 1960s

Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Origin Brazil
Period 1950-1979
Materials plywood, rosewood veneer, chrome-plated steel, leather
W. 44.09 in; H. 30.31 in; D. 30.31 in;
W. 112 cm; H. 77 cm; D. 77 cm;
Condition Good. Reupholstered according to original design. Refinished wood.
Creation Date 1959
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description The iconic Presidencial armchair was created by Polish-Brazilian architect and designer Jorge Zalszupin in 1959. This piece features an elegant slatted backrest and generously proportioned curved seating shell in Rosewood veneer, sustained over two chromed metal legs. The overflowing cushions, recently reupholstered according to the original design in a light-gray leather, may be completely removed to highlight the beautiful Rosewood grain and sculptural profile of this distinctive piece.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
200 Lex Booth Number 35
Book References - Móvel Moderno Brasileiro, M. Vasconcellos & A. Vicente, ed. Olhares, pp. 352, 372, 373. - Jorge Zalszupin - Design Moderno no Brasil, Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos, ed. Olhares, pp. 120, 122, 124. - Móvel Brasileiro Moderno, Mar
Incollect Reference Number 454598
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