Centripetal Spring Chair - SOLD

Size: OH 43 inches x OW 25 inches x OD 30 inches x seat depth 21 1/2 inches

Origin: Troy, New York

Condition: Contained within the description

Maker: Designed 1845 by U.S. inventor Thomas E. Warren

Provenance: Ex. Collection: Gerald Kornblau, New York

Date: Shop active 1840-60

Price: SOLD

Description: Painted cast iron and steel with wood and silk velvet upholstery, a replication of the original fabric and fringe. A forerunner of the Aeron Ergonomic Chair for Herman Miller as it rotates on a central column and allows for adjustment of the angle of the seat. A similar example was exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Florida, which traveled extensively in 2011 and was accompanied by a book "The Art of Seating 200 years of American Chair Design".

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