Vintage Set of Four Mies van der Rohe for Knoll Brno Chairs

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Mies van der Rohe began his career in architecture in Berlin, working as an architect first in the studio of Bruno Paul and then, like Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius, Peter Behrens. In the mid-1920s, he began to design furniture, pieces that he conceived and created for particular interiors. In 1927, he met Lilly Reich, a Bauhaus alumnus who collaborated with Mies on his first versions of a cantilevered chair with a tubular steel frame. The cantilevered chair had a curved frame that exploited the aesthetic, as well as the structural possibilities of this material. Their experiments culminated in the virtuoso Brno chair designed between 1929 and 1930 with a chromed flat steel frame.


A set of four chrome based flat bar Brno chairs designed by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll. The Brno chair is an absolute classic. This modernist cantilever chair was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1929-1930 for the bedroom of the Tugendhat House in Brno, Czech Republic. In very good vintage condition.


HEIGHT: 31 in. (79 cm)
WIDTH: 23 in. (58 cm)
DEPTH: 23 in. (58 cm)
SEAT HEIGHT: 18 in. (46 cm)

Very Good Vintage Condition.

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