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JOAQUIM TENREIRO (1906-1992)

Set of ten chairs
Manufactured by Tenreiro Movèis & Decorações
Brasil, 1955
Iron, fabric upholstery

Measurements
44 cm x 47 cm x 90h cm
17,32 in x 18,50 in x 35,43h in

Literature
Soraia Cals, Tenreiro, Rio de Janeiro, 1998
Aric Chen, Brazil Modern, Monaclli Press, New York city 2016
Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos, Modern Furniture in Brazil, Olhares, Sao Paulo 2015
Ruy Teixeira e Jayme Vargas, Desenho da Utopia, Olhares, Sao Paulo 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.