Lot: 297


Twelve 'Aluflex' folding chairs, 1951

Armin Wirth Zieringer, Philip, Metallwerke, Schweiz

Armin Wirth. Twelve 'Aluflex' folding chairs, 1951. H. 83 x 43.5 x 47.5 cm. Made Philip Zieringer Metallwerke, Switzerland. Aluminium frame, plywood.

This chair weighs only c3 kg. The frame of the chair is made of round aluminium tubes and shaped in a manner that does not require soldering. Seat and back are of very thin but sustainable air-ply. By lifting the seat, lots of chairs can be fit into each other and stored in a space-saving manner. The chairs stem from the first production. No plastic pieces were being used.

Hammer Price: 2,600 €

128B - Design
21. September 2016 at 3:00 PM

Literature:

Schweizer Möbeldesign, p. 83; Neue Möbel, p. 64; Schweizer Möbellexikon, p. 50.