S64 Cantilever Chair Marcel Breuer Italy
S64 Cantilever Chair (with armrest) by Marcel Breuer, made in Italy, copy/reproduction.
the S64 is the same as S32 but with armrests;
bent and curved chromed tubular steel frame floating or cantilever chair, pleasant flexing effect makes these chairs very comfortable to sit in;
natural solid beech armrests, seat and back with wicker/wickerwork infill;
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;
stamped “made in Italy 01 00”
vintage, retro, mid-century modern,
thirties, 30s, 1930s, seating,
Conditiongood, lightly used
Materialschromed tubular steel; wood; wicker