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JOAQUIM TENREIRO (1906-1992)

Single chair
Manufactured by Tenreiro Movèis & Decorações
Brasil, 1960
Jacaranda, cane

Measurements
50 cm x 53 cm x 80h cm
19,7 in x 20,7 in x 31,5h in

Literature
Soraia Cals, Tenreiro, Rio de Janeiro, 1998, p. 127
Aric Chen, Brazil Modern, Monaclli Press, New York city 2016, p. 76 y 77
Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos, Modern Furniture in Brazil, Olhares, Sao Paulo 2015, p. 87 and 121
Ruy Teixeira e Jayme Vargas, Desenho da Utopia, Olhares, Sao Paulo 2016, p. 51, 70 and 113.

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