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Bauhaus Cantilever Chairs By Mucke Melder Circa 1930s

Product code #OA1989

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- Price is per chair (3 available)
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- Chromed tubular steel frames
- Steamed ply seats and back rests
- Designed originally by Mart Stam
- Produced by Mucke Melder
- Model "Star"
- Czech ~ 1930s
- 40cm wide x 50cm deep x 82cm tall
- 46cm seat height

Original 1930s Mucke Melder catalogue


Based in Fryštát (a city now adjoined administratively to the city of Karviná), Mücke-Melder produced work heavily inspired by the contemporaneous designs of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Mart Stam, Marcel Breuer, and Le Corbusier, among others, which enchanted the Czech avant-garde at the time. In the same sleek and functional Bauhaus style, Mücke-Melder produced tables , desks , and casegoods , as well as some licensed updates of Thonet designs, often favoring tubular steel and finishes of  copper, nickel, and chrome. An emblematic selection of Mücke-Melder’s oeuvre includes the chrome-plated tubular steel FN 21 Famos Armchair (1930), which owes its form, unmistakably, to Mies van der Rohe’s iconic cantilevered Brno Chair, designed ca. 1929-1930 for his nearby and renowned Tugendhat House in Brno, Czech Republic.

Condition Report

Some light patina to the chrome frames and seats but no major damage.

As with all of our products this product is an original piece and has lived a life before it arrived at Otto's HQ. It has been sympathetically restored by the Otto's team to ensure it has a life for many more years to come. All of our products will show signs of patina and cosmetic wear, this we believe is what gives our products their unique charm. If you have any further questions regarding the condition of this product or any others please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.
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