Ludwig Mies van der Rohe set of MR10 Cantilever Chairs in Black, Italy 1960s

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Vintage MR10 Dining Chair set of 2 by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. These beautiful MR10 Chairs were produced in Italy in the 1960s. They come in strong Black Saddle leather. The set has a nice patina with normal wear. Beautiful and rare set. In very good condition. Each chair meaures 80cm x 47cm x 68cm.

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This 1927 design icon features chrome-plated tubular steel with cantilever seating from the mind of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Mies incorporated a new material and a new technology in the use of the cantilever principle. Mies van der Rohe began his career in architecture in Berlin, in the mid-1920s, later he began to design furniture, pieces that he conceived and created for particular interiors. In 1927, he met Lilly Reich, a Bauhaus alumnus who collaborated with Mies on his first versions of a cantilevered chair with a tubular steel frame. The cantilevered chair had a curved frame that exploited the aesthetic, as well as the structural possibilities of this material.