Cane Rocking Chair | Model n.10 | Michael Thonet | Germany | 1860s
Michael Thonet was born in 1796 in Boppard am Rhein, Germany. Carpenter and furniture designer Michael Thonet is famed for the invention of bentwood—a revolutionary process that played a key role in the development of the modern design movement.
Thonet opened his eponymous woodworking shop in his hometown in 1819. In the early 1840s, he began experimenting with bending and gluing laminated battens together, which resulted in theBoppard Chair(1841), the first furniture design to use bentwood.
Place of Origin: Germany
Style:Mid-century modern furniture
Materials: bentwood and rattan
Condition: Good- Lightly used, with very light scratches, or minor cosmetic wear, but has no structural issues. Most antique and vintage items fit this condition.
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