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Wassily Chair Bauhaus Edition

by Marcel Breuer, 1925 — 2.879,00 €
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The Wassily armchair, designed in 1925 by Marcel Breuer, stands, with its tubular steel frame, for the successful beginning of the Bauhaus era. To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Knoll International is launching the Wassily Chair in a strictly limited edition Bauhaus Edition with a black steel frame - in combination with the black leather trim, a uniquely elegant design.

Details

Product type Armchair
Dimensions

Dimensions in cm
Material Frame: Steel tubing, black chrome plated, with plastic glides
Cover: Cowhide leather, black
Variants The standard version of the Wassily Armchair is available separately.
Function & Properties Limited edition of 500
Delivery includes A special cleaning cloth is included
Care Cleaning:
Clean the metal components with lukewarm water and if necessary with a mild soap. For heavier soiling a stainless steel cleaner helps. Wipe off all cleaning agents thoroughly. Never use harsh detergents. Use only soft cleaning cloths.

Care:
Chrome can be refreshed from time to time with a suitable polish. You can achieve a special shine by polishing with a dry, soft cloth.
Awards & Museum The Museum of Modern Art Award, 1968
Zertifikate Imprinted in the furniture are in addition to the logo "Knoll International" and Marcel Breuer's signature the text "Bauhaus 100th Anniversary Limited Edition" and the serial number.

Warranty 24 months

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