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Jean Prouve Cite Lounge Chairs by Vitra

$2,800

ABOUT

The Cité lounge chair is one of Prouvé's earlier furniture designs and it fits perfectly in the modern home where Prouvé himself used it. Jean Prouvé was a "constructeur" a builder and designer who created furniture that still looks crisply modern seventy years after they were designed. The Cité lounge has the trademark Prouvé rational-sculptural aesthetic courtesy of his formal engineering training. By sitting in this chair you are well on your way to discovering the sublime and sophisticated qualities that are unique to Prouvé designs.

Price is per chair.

  • CREATOR Vitra, Germany.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.2002.
  • MATERIALS & TECHNIQUES Powder Coated Steel Frame, Leather Straps, Fabric.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Chair 1: Good. Minor blemishes on the metal and the leather. Fabric has a mark on the seat. Chair 2: Good-Fair: Wear on the metal and leather. Fabric has wear on the seat and top corner has some damage. 
  • DIMENSIONS H 33 in. x W 26.75 in. x D 37.5 in. Seat Height 8.75 in.

HISTORY

Originally designed for a schoolhouse lounge in 1930.


 

 

 

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