Charlotte Perriand, Tokyo bench

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Charlotte Perriand, Tokyo bench
Tokyo bench
Galerie Steph Simon
France, 1954
ash, upholstery
88.5 w x 29.5 d x 24 h inches
Designed in 1954, the Tokyo bench first appeared in 1955 in Perriand's exhibition Synthesis of the Arts in Tokyo. Perriand organized the exhibit to showcase European artists and designers; the show featured her own designs alongside works by Le Corbusier and Fernand Leger among others. Sold with a copy of the original receipt from Galerie Steph Simon dated January 6, 1958.
Monsieur Devaud, Paris
<i>Charlotte Perriand: Un Art d'Habiter</i>, Barsac, ppg. 405, 430 <i>Steph Simon Retrospective 1956-1974</i>, Laffanour, ppg. 76-77<BR><BR>Condition of the item is not included in this description. Condition reports are available from Wright upon request. Wright strongly recommends that you review a condition report for each item on which you plan to bid.