• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 5942

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    30 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 81

    SORI YANAGI (b.1915)

    'BUTTERFLY' STOOL, DESIGNED 1956

    Price Realised  

    SORI YANAGI (b.1915)
    'BUTTERFLY' STOOL, DESIGNED 1956
    early example produced by Tendo, laminated Brazillian rosewood with brass stretcher, two applied paper labels '109', 110'
    15¼ in. (39 cm.) high; 16¾ in. (43 cm.) wide; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) deep


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