American Decorative Arts
Designer: Marcel Breuer, American, born Hungary, 1902–1981

Wassily lounge chair

designed 1925, reissued c. 1965

Brown leather and polished chrome-plated steel tube

H. 28 3/8 in, SH. 16 7/8 in, OW. 31 in, OD. 27 1/4 in
Millicent Todd Bingham Fund
1971.67.1
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in Milan, Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Knoll International, New York, N.Y.; Milicent Todd Bingham Fund.

Bibliography: 

Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 278-279, no. 263, ill.

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