20th Century American Walnut Vintage Reclining Lounge Chair by Vladimir Kagan
A single, vintage Mid-Century modern American multi-position reclining lounge chair made of hand crafted polished Walnut, designed by Vladimir Kagan and produced by Vladimir Kagan Designs Inc, in good condition. The seat, backrest of the sculptural, curved armchair is supported by the slim merged armrests, standing on four arched wooden legs. The center chair is composed with a pull-out, adjustable chrome plated metal footrest. Restored, refurbished and hand polished. Newly upholstered in a white bouclé fabric from Pierre Frey. Model Nr. VK 100. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950 - 1956, United States.
Seat: 17.5" H x 19" W x 16" D
The center chair belong to the family Melvin and Audrey Troy, their home was designed by Vladimir Kagan in 1966 at Sand's Point, Long Island, New York.
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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.
Details: Chrome Plated Metal, Polished Walnut
Country of Origin: United States
Dimensions: 39.5" H x 27" W x 40" D