Tecta Bauhaus D62 Pressa-armchair

design El Lissitzky, 1928

75 x 63 x h71 cm (seat height 43 cm)

Frame : upholstery, lacquered, red, black, white or blue
Structure in wood or iron (D62-E version)
Seating : loose cushion in fabric or leather

The D62 armchair designed in 1928, which was intended for the Soviet Pavilion of the Pressa Exhibition in Cologne. The comfortable semi-circle was meant to encourage a relaxed, club-style concentration in the viewer for the 'Lenin and the Press' part of the exhibition. Today the model, originally formulated in red, is an opening to other reading, for instance the book 'The Stolen Paintings' by Ingeborg Prior about the life of Sophie Lissitzky-Küpper and her art collection. This gives an account of how Lissitzky’s son Jen was adopted initially by Tecta for three years, after he emigrated from the USSR in 1989 with his wife Natascha and their St. Bernard, Dschuna. What is not mentioned in the book is that Dschuna travelled in a transportation crate which was specially made for her by Tecta. But this is just an indication that artists, constructors, and craftsmen all belong equally in the field of design–people, in fact, who identify with their work.

Indicative price in fabric.

2 387,10 € incl. vat / 1 988,00 € excl. vat

include 1,50 € for green tax

Availability: delivery 6-8 weeks


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