They first intended for Bertoia to develop hospital furniture, but he preferred to work with healthy bodies. The "Bird" chair exemplifies Bertoia's experiments with wire frames. Get the best deals on Bertoia Style when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. He taught metalworking at Cranbrook, and when materials rationing during World War II limited the availability of metals, Bertoia focused on jewelry design. This is a very cool vintage, circa 1952 Harry Bertoia for Knoll Slat Bench, Model number 400. We added a custom zebra hide... Vintage Harry Bertoia for Knoll Slat Bench Model 400. For tips on recognizing authentic Knoll chairs, click here. Although the bench does not have the signature wire grid of his more recognizable 1952 collection, the welded wire base shows an early exploration of the material. And the... Classic Knoll case piece. He studied drawing and metalworking in the gifted student program at Cass Technical High School. Like Saarinen and Mies, Bertoia found sublime grace in an industrial material Sculptor, furniture and jewelry designer, graphic artist and metalsmith, Harry Bertoia was one of the great cross-disciplinarians of 20th-century art and design and a central figure in American modernism. The side chair, bird chair, bar stool and wide diamond were all released in the early 1950s. Lot 426: Harry Bertoia. Harry Bertoia 1952 This simple design was the first piece of furniture created by Harry Bertoia for Knoll. As you will see on these pages, Harry Bertoia was truly unique; his art and designs manifest a wholly singular combination of delicacy and strength. Vintage Harry Bertoia for Knoll Slat Bench, Model 400 with Brazilian Sheepkin, Request additional images or videos from the seller. The gold The Bertoia Bench was introduced in 1951. Italian artist and furniture designer Harry Bertoia was 37 years old when he designed the patented Diamond Chair for Knoll in 1952. Knoll Mid-Century Modern oak and steel slated bench / coffee table attributed to Harry Bertia. Deze sobere bank past zich naadloos aan in iedere interieur stijl. As an artist, Bertoia is revered for a style that was his alone. Harry Bertoia for Knoll International, coffee table or bench '400R', beech, metal, United States, 1950s Early bench designed by Harry Bertoia, manufactured by Knoll International.... Category 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Harry Bertoia Furniture These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers. This is an example of an iconic design by Harry Bertoia for Knoll, circa 1950s. He settled in the United States in 1930, and went on to study at the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit, Michigan (1936) and the Cranbrook Academy of Art in nearby Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (1937-1939). We chose not to refinish the wood because we love a good patina. Part of Bertoia’s 1952 Wire Chair Collection, this iconic Bertoia side chair with Kvadrat’s ‘Divina’ fabric upholstery is a sculptural structure, with clean lines of black powder-coated steel The Diamond Chair was first displayed in 1952 and actually in production by 1953. From Knoll: The diamond chair is an astounding study in space, form and function by one of the master sculptors ... We love the richness of the mahogany colored cowhide together with the red-toned wood of this beautiful bench. Sculptor and furniture designer Harry Bertoia was born in San Lorenzo, Italy in 1915. Late in that decade, Florence and Hans Knoll persuaded him to move east and join Knoll Inc. His chairs became, and remain, perennial bestsellers. lidded vessel. Â, Harry Bertoia for Knoll International '400R' Coffee Table or Bench. Website by Classic Ink Creative. © 2020 Harry Bertoia Foundation. Although the bench does not have the signature wire grid of his more recognizable 1952 collection, the welded wire base shows an early exploration of the Knoll historian Brian Lutz once said “Bertoia’s paintings were better than his sculptures. Bertoia Side Chair Item # Share This # Harry Bertoia 1952 The Bertoia Side Chair is an icon of mid-century modern design. This simple design was the first piece of furniture created by Harry Bertoia for Knoll. Bertoia, frustrated by the lack of recognition, left Eames and was summoned to join the Point Loma Naval Electronics Laboratory. Shop vintage design furniture from Knoll International at Pamono and find one-of-a-kind seating and tables. Bank Bench van Harry Bertoia voor Knoll lattenbank jaren 50. We ship benches Australia wide. This is signed with stamped manufa... Really nice, simple-profile 19th century Chinese elmwood bench to pull up anywhere. Vintage early Harry Bertoia for knoll slat bench, model number 400 with Brazilian sheepskin This is a very cool vintage, circa 1952 Harry Bertoia for Knoll Slat Bench, Model number 400. Designed by Harry Bertoia for Knoll. Here is a very special and rare bench designed by Harry Bertoia and manufactured by Knoll in the 1960's. The bench has minor wear on the wood including a little staining. De Bertoia bench van Knoll is een klassieker die ontworpen werd in 1952 en was het eerste stuk die Harry Bertoia ontwierp voor Knoll. Harry Bertoia, Slat Bench 1952 Knoll International, Early Edition, "Western K". Knoll International produced the first Bertoia chairs in 1952 and is still producing them today. The Bertoia Bench was introduced in 1951. We could have a house full of these, on every wall. Bertoia chair has become one of the most interesting vintage designs of furniture. Measures: 72" L x 18.5" D x 15.5" H. Wear consistent with age and use. American, circa 1950s. He also experimented with monotype printmaking, and 19 of his earliest efforts were bought by the Guggenheim Museum. All embody a tension between the intricacy and precision of Bertoia’s forms and the raw strength of his materials: steel, brass, bronze and copper. Recognition led to awards that culminated, in 1937, in a teaching scholarship to attend the Cranbrook Academy of Art in suburban Bloomfield Hills, one of the great crucibles of modernism in America. Wear consistent with age and use. Bertoia developed his initial chair design ideas while working with Charles Eames and others in California in the late 1940s. Voir plus d'idées sur le thème Harry bertoia, Eames, Mobilier de salon. estimate: $7,000–9,000. Born in northeastern Italy, Bertoia immigrated to the United States at age 15, joining an older brother in Detroit. Harry Bertoia became the director of the metal studio at Cranbrook in 1937. Discover Harry Bertoia's statement contemporary designs at The Conran Shop. Luckily Brigitta, his impulsive wife, answered a resounding “yes” for him and thus changed their lives forever. 4 w × 3 d × 3¾ h in. There, Bertoia made friendships — with architect Eero Saarinen, designers Charles and Ray Eames and Florence Schust Knoll and others — that shaped the course of his life. no. Fortune seemed to guide Bertoia’s artistic development. The side chair, bird chair, bar stool and wide diamond were all released in the early 1950s. Bertoia Diamond Chair Designed by Harry Bertoia, 1952 The graceful Diamond Chair is an astounding study in space, form and function by one of the master sculptors of the last century. Rates vary by destination and complexity. Browse thousands of designer pieces and make an offer today! Time: ending soonest Time: newly listed Price + Shipping: lowest first Price + Shipping Solid oak slats with black iron legs. Learn how to take your home from blah to bananas. Vintage Harry Bertoia for Knoll Slat bench model 400. Measures: 82". This stunning replica Harry Bertoia bench is constructed from solid timber with a steel wire base. The Diamond Chair was first displayed in 1952 and actually in production by 1953. Its artistic and creative styles shall improve your spaces with beauty and functionality. Harry Bertoia for Knoll International, coffee table or bench '400R', beech, metal, United States, 1950s Catégorie sélectionnée Tout Art et antiquités Chaises et fauteuils du XXe siècle Objets de décoration du XXe siècle Autres articles de Longest version of the sizes offered. The Children’s chair came in 1955. Harry Bertoia for Knoll International, coffee table or bench '400R', beech, metal, United States, 1950s Early bench designed by Harry Bertoia, manufactured by Knoll International.... Category 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Harry Bertoia Seating Find stylish home furnishings and accessories for every room and outdoor space. N... We keep picturing this amazing bench at the end of a beautiful bed. Knoll paid him for his time plus a handsome lump sum, leaving the chair rights permanently with Knoll. The Asymmetric Chaise, although designed and prototyped in 1952, was not brought to mass production until 2005. It's in good condition with some wear to the lacquered slats. This long bench has been sourced from an estate in Borrego Springs, CA in May 2020 and went thru a complete restoration afterwards including replacement of the original missing slats, sandblasting + powder coating of the bases. He not only created the airy design of the chairs, but also devised the production molds used for mass manufacture. Featured Collection: Lighting at a Great Value, Association of International Photography Dealers, International Fine Print Dealers Association, Set of 4 Harry Bertoia for Knoll Vintage Side Chairs, Harry Bertoia for Knoll Child's Side Chair, Harry Bertoia for Knoll Bird Chair Midcentury. (Bertoia received scant credit.) Vintage early Harry Bertoia for knoll slat bench, model number 400 with Brazilian sheepskin 32 aanbiedingen in september - Bekijk alles met bertoia! Early bench designed by Harry Bertoia, manufactured by Knoll International.... A midcentury ashwood slat bench supported by black oxide steel base. Achetez en toute sécurité et au meilleur prix sur eBay, la livraison est rapide. Early version of this bench with white lacquered wooden slats. Als wand Mod. We added one of our beautiful Brazilian sheepskins for a cozy seat. Bertoia bench for Knoll. Bertoia’s metal sculptures are by turns expressive and austere, powerful and subtle, intimate in scale and monumental. Part of his work at the lab was to scrutinize the human body and chart how to design equipment such as control panels and knobs with respect to comfort of the human reach and grip. This simple design was the first piece of furniture created by Harry Bertoia for Knoll. New finish. 2017 - Découvrez le tableau "HARRY BERTOIA" de pascale0158 sur Pinterest. Marktplaats biedt alles voor de inrichting van je huis. Bertoia found sublime grace in an industrial material, creating a design that works with every decor, in every room. Ideas How-Tos, Home Tours and Designer Tips - Oh My! This large payment allowed Bertoia to purchase the Pennsylvania farmhouse and metal shop in which he stayed until his death in 1978. When former Cranbrook classmate Florence Schust Knoll invited Bertoia to work with her and her husband Hans in Pennsylvania, Bertoia was tempted but indecisive. 23 juil. Royalties allowed Bertoia to devote himself full-time to metal sculpture, a medium he began to explore in earnest in 1947. The wood has a nice patina. We're Metal was the material of choice, and Bertoia played with it until arising at the wire grid concept that could be shaped at will. Among furniture aficionados he is known for the wire-lattice Diamond chair (and its variants such as the tall-backed Bird chair) designed for Knoll Inc. and first released in 1952. The Bertoia collection includes a side chair, bar stool, counter height stool, bench, lounge chair, armchair, high back armchair and asymmetric armchair and has been in continuous production around the world since its introduction. Bertoia Slatted Wooden Bench formgavs av Harry Bertoia år52 och var den första möbeln Bertoia designade för Knoll. 400-72. Abstract Metal Spray Sculpture Mid Century Modern Kinetic Bertoia Style 36" Tall They moved to Pennsylvania and set up shop under the auspices of Knoll. At 8 feet long, the length alone is a showstopper. Harry Bertoia created this stunning 180cm bench in the 1950's and this retro bench is very much in vogue today. See images. In 1943, he left Cranbrook to work in California with the Eameses, helping them develop their now-famed plywood furniture. The gold-plated Diamond chair came out in honor of Bertoia’s centennial in 2015. Although the bench does not have the signature wir... Vintage Mid-Century Modern Mahogany Slat Bench by Harry Bertoia for Knoll. Here is a very special and rare bench designed by Harry Bertoia and manufactured by Knoll in the 1960s. This vintage Missouri farmhouse bench is such a find! Bertoia bench by Harry Bertoia for Knoll. Kan voor verschillende doeleinden gebruikt worden. It was known only as the Eames chair and there was no mention of Bertoia or the other co-workers. c. 1942, silver, cherry. By the early 1950s Bertoia was receiving commissions for large-scale works from architects — the first came via Saarinen — as he refined his aesthetic vocabulary into two distinct skeins. Shop Harry Bertoia at Design Within Reach. Bertoia was exposed to chairs at Cranbrook when Eero Saarinen and Charles Eames entered and won the Organic Furniture Design Competition sponsored by the Museum of Modern Art. The Children’s chair came in 1955. Bertoia was extremely instrumental in achieving the flexible plywood seat with tubular frame that eventually became the Eames chair. We added one of our beautiful Brazilian sheepskins for a cozy seat. The other genre encompasses Bertoia’s naturalistic works: abstract sculptures that suggest bushes, flower petals, leaves, dandelions or sprays of grass. Shop Bertoia at Chairish, home of the best vintage and used furniture, decor and art. Worldwide shipping. Retains original label. Visitez eBay pour une grande sélection de bertoia. Buy original vintage furniture designed by Harry Bertoia on Design Market, the 1st online marketplace dedicated to design & vintage furniture Harry Bertoia is an Italian (American naturalized) painter, sculptor and designer. This long bench has been sourced from an estate in Borrego Springs, CA in May... Modern Oak and Steel Knoll Slated Bench Attributed to Harry Bertoia. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. Bertoia Bench är en mångsidig möbel, den kan användas som både bänk och sidobord. He found this study of body dynamics (today we might call it ergonomics) fascinating and it contributed to knowledge used later in designing well-fitting practical chairs. result: $9,600. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google. Bertoia was promised, and indeed received, complete credit for all designs he created with Knoll. One comprises his “sounding sculptures” — gongs and “Sonambient” groupings of rods that strike together and chime when touched by hand or by the wind. Furniture has been in continuous production since 1953 and is available through www.knoll.com. Van banken tot openhaarden, kom kijken en laat je inspireren! Harry Bertoia - wooden Slat Bench - 1952 A return for this item may be initiated within 10 days of delivery. 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