The Allegro Chair by Basil Spence

£7,800
Code
7246
Designed by Basil Spence
 
Manufactured by H. Morris & Co. Glasgow
 
Laminate Honduras Mahogany & Canadian Birch with original leather seat which has been re-stuffed, with makers stamp to inside of seat rail
 
Spence designed the chair for the Scottish Furniture Competition in 1949 - the tight curvature of the arms being described as "pared to the fineness of chicken-bones" and achieved through the use of laminated wood techniques developed in their manufacture of Mosquito aircraft and helicopter rotor blades.
H 85cm x W 55cm x D 44cm
H 33.48" x W 21.66" x D 17.33"
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