Marcel Breuer, designer of the Cesca cane chair, is considered one of the fathers of modernism. During his career he was an architect, teacher and furniture designer. With comfort in mind, he chose to use one continuous steel tube in a cantilever style. The chair was named “Cesca “ as a tribute to Breuer’s daughter Francesca.
This B32 Cesca Chair is in excellent vintage condition, fit for purpose, with only minimal signs of wear to the chrome frame and no signs of rust. The wooden frame is in good vintage condition, no cracks and only minimal surface scuffs. The cane on the seat pad is also in good condition, retaining good tension.
Breuer married traditional craftsmanship with industrial methods and materials to help make tubular steel furniture an international sensation and become a modern institution. The cantilever form exploits the possibilities unique to the material and gives the chair added flexibility and comfort.
Straight lines, curves and high quality materials are the features of the Cesca chair; a timeless piece of 20th Century furniture intergrating perfectly with today’s retro mix and attracting collectors of mid century furniture.
Very comfortable thanks to the lightweight metal structure that make it flexible; a perfect desk or dining chair or just a chair to be admired!
We usually carry multiples of these chairs but list them individually, so you can see precisely what you are buying.
Height 78 cm
Width 47 cm
Depth 54 cm
Seat height 46 cm
Please bear in mind that all our vintage and retro items have had a life before you purchase them (sometimes quite a long one!) therefore they will show signs of wear and use, these may include knocks, dents and scratches, bumps and scuffs which are commensurate with age and previous use. We never sell items that we wouldn’t be happy to have in our own homes and provide images detailing any significant damage or unusual wear. Please carefully read the details and examine the images prior to purchase. All our items have been thoroughly cleaned and de-greased, re-oiled and polished (where necessary) and are fit for purpose. If you’re unsure, or would like some more information, please contact us, we’re always happy to help.
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