20th Century White American Directional Sofa - Curved Settee by Vladimir Kagan
A half-round, vintage Mid-Century modern American three seater sofa or settee with four pillows, designed by Vladimir Kagan and produced by Directional in good condition. The seat back rest of the divano is curved with a wide armrest, supported by two round wooden bases. Newly upholstered in a white cotton fabric. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950 - 1970, United States.
The sofa belonged to the Broadway theatre, as it was used on the set of a Broadway play. The designers of the show were friends with Kagan and asked him to sign the bottom of it.
Seat: 17.5" H x 92" W x " 21.5 - 38.5" D
Pillows: 22" H x 22" H x 7" D
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: Wood, Fabric
Details: Upholstery, Cotton
Country of Origin: United States
Dimensions: 29" H x 93.5" W x 60" D Weight: 380 lbs