Harry Bertoia 'Bird' Chair and Ottoman
Harry Bertoia's Bird chair is one of the most lauded designs of the mid 20th century.
Harry Bertoia was an accomplished sculptor as well as a designer. His unique talents are quickly evident in the iconic 'Bird' chair. The design features an organically shaped lattice seat, contrasted by the sharp angles of a base that embraces it like a polished diamond. Light and elegantly formed, the design illustrates the relationship between form and space.
Bertoia designed this chair for Knoll in 1952 and it has since become one of the most coveted icons of modern design. A metal structure meant the chair could be used either indoors or outside and looked right at home in either setting.
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Materials: Beautifully crafted from bent rod steel and existing upholstery
Steel Finish: Good vintage condition with original paint. Some character aging and minor surface rust consistent with use
Upholstery: Original upholstery wool cover in good condition