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JOAQUIM TENREIRO (1906-1992)

Set of eight chairs
Manufactured by Tenreiro Movèis & Decorações
Brasil, 1958
Jacaranda wood, fabric upholstery

Measurements
42,95 cm x 41,91 cm x 81,28h cm
16,75 in x 16,5 in x 32h in

Literature
Soraia Cals, Tenreiro, Rio de Janeiro, 1998
Aric Chen, Brazil Modern, Monaclli Press, New York city 2016

Provenance
Private collection, Sao Paulo

Essay
“A principle to which I felt modern Brazilian furniture should adhere: lightness. Lightness which has nothing to do with the weight per se, but with grace and functionality in space.” Joaquim Tenreiro.