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Chairs524 of 2897Is it Gothic? British? my pair of old DOWD (FOWLER) oak folding chairs
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    Posted 4 years ago

    thefra
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    I know little to nothing about this possible barn find?

    Materials painted plywood and mixed metal painted red. Folding chair, carry. Copies ancient sgabello form but uses modern materials.
    After Holger Schell and Robert Venturi.

    If I'm making any assumptions it reminds me of the series Andries Van Onck did, work titled "totem cloth hanger"

    Do you think it's a early prototype or commercial like the work Phillip Stark and Yrio Kukkapuro completed?
    Any case please weigh in.

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    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      could we have more photos , please and if theres any mrkings please show us. great chair.
    2. thefra thefra, 4 years ago
      http://www.andriesvanonck.com/productoverview_2.html

      For my own records I wonder if it was advertised in Magis Magazine, later owned by Azure?
    3. RCassano, 4 years ago
      You might have nailed it. The stepladder in your reference looks like almost identical construction.
    4. Circa69 Circa69, 12 months ago
      Hi! Not sure if this is still in question , but I got my hands on the same chair. Digging brought me to your post and after some more digging I think I’ve got the answer, by Torstein Nielsen for Westnofa : https://www.mynewsdesk.com/no/nasjonalmuseet/images/ekstrem-ekstroem-moebel-og-industridesign-stolen-locust-torstein-nielsen-moeremoebler-1982-514836

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