Robin Day - Hille internationaal / Overman - Chair (115) - Polyprop stoelen

Description
Robin Day - Hille internationaal / Overman - Chair (115) - Polyprop stoelen
U.K. - 1960-1969 - Polypropylene

Hille Polyprop chairs Robin Day; these original British classics were designed by Robin Day for Hille International in 1962.
This vintage chair is a modest presence in the room, is lightweight, very durable, easy to clean, stackable and connectible.
The Polyprop chair was launched after three years of research and development. Polypropylene was invented in 1954, but this material was never before used in the furniture industry.
Robin Day and Hille were investigating the possibilities to create a chair using this new, durable and cost-efficient material.
This research was conducted in collaboration with the British petrochemical company Shell.
Considering the age of these chairs, they are still in good vintage condition with normal signs of wear. Source: the book '1000 chairs' by Taschen, page 387.

Height: 74.5 cm.
Width: 55.5 cm.
Depth: 50 cm.
The seat height is 44 cm and the seat depth is 37 cm.

Protective caps are slightly worn and the chrome of the legs is stained.

Your bid is for the entire batch of 115 chairs.

Lot details
No. of items
115
Object
Chair
Material
Polypropylene
Designer/ Artist
Robin Day
Manufacturer/ Brand
Hille internationaal / Overman
Model/ Name
Polyprop stoelen
Style
Contemporary
Estimated Period
1960-1969
Country of Origin
U.K.
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
74.5×55.5×50 cm
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