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René Herbst Sandows Chair

René Herbst Sandows Chair

Designed By René Herbst

René Herbst, 'Sandows' chair, model N.5, black anodized plated steel, elastic rope, France, design 1928, produced 1980s.

The 'Sandows' chair epitomizes the industrial advancements of the twenties, featuring a tubular steel construction integrated with elastic components. This chair remains the most renowned design of the esteemed French designer and architect René Herbst (1891-1982). Originating in 1928, this iconic work has earned a place of honour within the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, a testament to its enduring significance within the history of art and design. The material used in constructing the chair's seat and backrest is known as 'Sandows', which is the French term for rubber bands

Minor wear consistent with use, includes some fading on the cords as well as minimal paint chips

Height 31.5"
Width 16.54"
Depth 20"

Regular price $550.00
Regular price $550.00 Sale price $550.00
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