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Gallery NAO MASAKI

Ubunji Kidokoro (Tokyo, 1910-1945)
Bamboo chair, 1937
Bamboo, brass
H 73 x W 60.5 x D 77 cm
Ubunji Kidokoro was enrolled in Mitsukoshi Furniture Design Room in 1937 and exhibited this chair at ‘Mitsukoshi New Furniture Exhibition’. It is said that this work inspired Charlotte Perriand to create the famous ‘Chaise Longue’
Literature: Jacques Barsac, Charlotte Perriand, Un art d’habiter, Norma, 2005, p. 244; Jacques Barsac, Charlotte Perriand et le Japon, Norma 2008, p. 143; Jacques Barsac, Charlotte Perriand l’oeuvre complète vol. 2 1940-1945, Norma, 2015, p. 99