20th Century American Lucite Four Seater Serpentine Sofa by Vladimir Kagan
A vintage Mid-Century modern American four seater Serpentine sofa with two pillows, designed by Vladimir Kagan and produced by Directional in good condition. The seat backrest of the sculptured settee, canapé is arched resting on two wide upholstered wooden bases, particularized by a clear lucite glass support. Label at the bottom. Newly upholstered in a white bouclé fabric from Pierre Frey. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1970 - 1980, United States.
Seat: 18.5" H x 84" W x 24" D
Pillows: 18" H x 18" W x 8" D
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Vladimir Kagan was an American / German furniture designer born in 1927 in Worms, Germany and passed away in 2016. Kagan’s father was a Russian cabinetmaker, where he learned his first basic skills of developing and designing furniture. In 1938, he emigrated the United States, where he started painting and manufacturing sculptures, but later on he focused more on design and architecture. In 1947, Kagan graduated as an architect from Columbia University in New York City. Later, in 1949, Kagan opened his first retail store, where he became extremely well-known. Marilyn Monroe was one of his first clients.
Material: Fabric, Plastic
Details: Bouclé Fabric, Upholstery, Lucite
Country of Origin: United States
Dimensions: 33.25" H x 94" W x 44" D