S32 Cantilever Chair Marcel Breuer Italy- darker
S32 Cantilever Chair by Marcel Breuer, copy/reproduction made in Italy.
the S32 is the same as S64 but without armrests;
bent and curved chromed tubular steel frame floating or cantilever chair, pleasant flexing effect makes these chairs very comfortable to sit in; mild patina;
round black plastic feet;
natural solid beech seat and back with wicker/wickerwork infill; new wicker in the seat, coloured to match;
labeled underneath: “Handmade in Italy”;
In the late twenties Mart Stam was guest lecturer at the Bauhaus (’28 & ’29) where Marcel Breuer was “inspired” by Mart Stam’s designs. Marcel had better connections and was more market minded so for long time he was incorrectly considered the inventor of the cantilever chair.
design classic, these chairs are still in production at Thonet to this day;
Bauhaus modernist cubic form;
vintage, retro, mid-century modern,
thirties, 30s, 1930s, seating,
Conditiongood, lightly used
Materialschromed tubular steel; wood; wicker