Iconic Marcel Breuer ‘Cesca’ armchair

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  • $390

 Iconic Marcel Breuer ‘Cesca’ cantilever armchair featuring ebonized lacquered beech finish.
SET of SIX available.
Beautifully crafted from tubular chrome plated steel frames, original caned seat and back in excellent condition.
Bought at auction in 1983.
This set of six chairs dates mid 20th c.
Made in Italy.

Associate Curator at the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art, Cara McCarty, referred to the chair as being “among the 10 most important chairs of the 20th century.”

Listing is for individual chair.


24” wide x 20” deep x 32” tall

Each of six available chairs are original and authentic.
Cane work and steel frames are in excellent condition.
Light wear (as pictured) on ebony finish.
Each chair has unique spots of light wear. Detail photos available on request.

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