JOAQUIM TENREIRO

JOAQUIM TENREIRO

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Rocking Chair | Joaquim Tenreiro

Original and rare to market rocking chair by Joaquim Tenreiro made of jacaranda wood with cane seat and back. Shown on pages 80-81 of Tenreiro book published by Icatu.

Joaquim Tenreiro (1906-1992) is the pioneer of modernist Brazilian furniture making. A forerunner in the use of rediscovered raw materials as well as the creator of a new formal language in 20thcentury Brazilian furniture design, he drew on the lessons of past furniture making as a vital source, not only in the mastery of technical and constructive solutions, but also in the aesthetic experience, craftsmanship, and the cultural meaning of his production. His exquisitely crafted pieces evoke a refined coexistence of traditional values and modern aesthetics, strongly bound to the Brazilian cultural milieu.

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Type of Material: Rosewood Structure and Straw

Dimension:

H 40,5 in. X W 24 in. X D 24,8 in. / H 103 cm X W 61 cm X D 63 cm.

Date of Creation: 1950