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JOAQUIM TENREIRO (1906-1992)

Armchair
Par of set of sofa and two armchairs
Manufactured by Tenreiro Movèis & Decorações
Brasil, 1960
White leather upholstery, wood legs

Measurements
69 cm x 74 cm x 68h cm
27m1 in x 29,1 in x 26,77h in

Literature
Aric Chen, Brazil Modern, Monaclli Press, New York city 2016
Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos, Modern Furniture in Brazil, Olhares, Sao Paulo 2015, p. 87 and 121

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.