Vitra Miniature 1929 Barcelona Chair


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  • Designer : Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
  • Year of Design : 1929
  • Dimensions : 125mm x 127mm x 128mm
  • Made in Germany
  • Delivery : Made to Order ; 4 - 6 weeks


This is a scale model of the Barcelona Chair designed by Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohein 1929 for use the German Pavilion at the 1929 International Exhibition in Barcelona. The design of the chair was based on the sella curulis, a tool used by Roman magistrates.

As part of the Vitra Design Museum collection these miniature editions of classic chairs all form part of modern furniture design history.

The construction, materials and colours correspond to the historical Vitra Design Museum collection originals, right down to the last detail. Because they are so true to the originals, the miniatures are not only valuable collector's items, but also ideal illustrative materials for universities, design colleges and architects.

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