Harry Bertoia for Knoll Large Diamond Lounge Chair with Full Cover
Harry Bertoia for Knoll large diamond lounge chair in black with original full cover. An excellent vintage example with brand new rubber shock mounts. Refinished - sandblasted and powder coated. Based on outer wire thickness, would date to late 60s.
The biggest version of this sculptural iconthat is still sold todaywith rubber shock mounts for relaxed movement. It is a beautiful and iconic representation of Harry Bertoia's work and unbelievably comfortable (with or without the original full cover). Harry Bertoia's 1950 experiment with bending metal rods into practical art produced a revered collection of seating, including the Large Diamond lounge chair. Innovative, comfortable and strikingly handsome - it is a wonderful example of the mid-century modern spirit.
In Bertoia's own words, "If you look at these chairs, they are mainly made of air, like sculpture. Space passes right through them."