Set of eight stunning Mid Century Modern Walnut Broyhill Brasilia dining chairs designed by the legendary Oscar Niemeyer, and manufactured by Broyhill for the Brasilia collection, circa early 1960s. The Brasilia line is a collection that was first presented at the world’s fair in Seattle in 1962, as a tribute to the design of Brazilian famed architect Oscar Niemeyer. One of the most celebrated and highly collectible lines on the American atomic era of design. The chairs feature Oscar Niemeyer’s sculptural backs with stylized starburst backs resting on square tapering legs, modern styling with a distinct beautiful design. Rich warm walnut frames with original upholstery and foam seats lending comfort. Classic mid-century modern styling with sturdy, solid construction. This set features eight side chairs.
Condition Report: In very good vintage condition. All joints are sturdy and tight, original upholstery no tears.
Place of Origin: United States
Date of Manufactures: 1960’s
Period: 1960’s – 1970’s
Material and Technique: Walnut and Upholstery
Wear: Consistent with age and use
Measurements: 20″ Wide x 21″ Deep x 37″High