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Gallery Nao Masaki

Ubunji Kidokoro (Japan, 1910-1945)
Lounge chair, 1937
Bamboo, brass
H 73 x W 60.5 x D 77 cm
Charlotte Perriand was inspired by this armchair to create her cantilever bamboo armchair and chair for the Tokyo exhibition in April 1941.
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