Lina Bo Bardi jatoba wood scissor chairs Brazil 1948






Lina Bo Bardi

Italy 1914 – Brazil 1992
Architect, designer

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Extremely rare and fully original scissors lounge chairs designed by Lina Bo Bardi and manufactured by Studio D’Arte Palma, Brazil 1948. These chairs have stunning red Jatoba wooden frame structures and original floral green upholstery. We kept the chairs fully original so the customer can decide how to treat them. These chairs are clearly designed by an architect’s mind. The construction is fully visible, nice and rounded shaped legs and armrests, all in line with each other. Visible connections as nicely as possible constructed. Comfort was created by a fully upholstered seat and back rest with spring seat covered with foam. And the sharp arm rests have a small cushion on top to provide additional comfort. The chair has similarities to chairs by Gio Ponti and Pierre Jeanneret as well, all designed in the same are so we can wonder, who inspired who.


These chairs are museal and we treated them like that, we kept them fully original and can restore them to the new owners wishes, the wood and also the upholstery can be fully customized to your wishes. For someone who wants something special and unique, not your daily set of chairs.

Designer: Lina Bo Bardi
Type: Scissors chairs
Manufacturer: Casa D'Arte
Year: 1948
Country: Brazil
Materials: Jatoba wood, upholstery
Condition: Original
Height: 80/40 cm
Width: 60 cm
Depth: 70 cm
Item nr: PF20ME06

Holland / Belgium: € 50
Europe: € 150 - 350
Outside Europe: € 900 - 1850

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Everything from our inventory can be customized to your personal wishes, send us a message with your requests. There is almost nothing we can’t do in our in house atelier.

Refinishing estimate; 450 Euro

Reupholstery estimate; 550 Euro

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