Thonet 209

Thonet 209

This elegant bentwood classic is a masterpiece

This elegant bentwood classic is a masterpiece in its construction and production: the projecting frame that forms both the backrest and armrest is bent into its form from a single piece of solid beech wood. Like the original model of all bentwood chairs, no. 214, chair no. 209 also consists of only six parts. Due to its aesthetic reduction in combination with the organic form, it almost looks like a sculpture. Swiss architect Le Corbusier was fascinated with it and used it in many of his buildings, for example the Weissenhof Siedlung in Stuttgart in 1927. He confirmed that "... this chair has nobility." It is produced in our Frankenberg facility.

Open back or with backrest. Seat and backrest with wicker * or covered with leather or fabric. Seat also available as molded plywood seat. All wooden parts in stained beech.

*For seats that are subject to heavy use, a transparent and highly durable plastic mesh is available for mounting beneath the wicker.

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Netherlands

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