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Bertoia High Back Armchair, 1952

Designed by Harry Bertoia
Manufactured by Knoll
Product code: KNI-423


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Bertoia high back armchair or Bertoia Bird chair designed by Harry Bertoia for Knoll.

Harrry Bertoia received the award for the American Designer of the Year in 1955 amongst other credits.

The Bertoia collection includes a side chair, bar stool, counter height stool, bench, lounge chair, armchair, high back armchair and asymmetric armchair and has been in continuous production around the world since its introduction.

Knoll historian Brian Lutz once said “Bertoia’s paintings were better than his sculptures. And his sculptures were better than his furniture. And his furniture was absolutely brilliant.”

Fully upholstered in fabrics or leathers of the collection, secured to chair with lock-snaps. Please click here to view the Knoll approved upholstery.

Please note: When upholstered in Eva fabric collection, there will be a lead time of 12-14 weeks.

The mesh seat and frame are available in polished chrome, black or white rilsan, a high-performance, strong and lightweight polymer of 100% renewable origin.

The Knoll logo is stamped into the base of the chair.


98w x 89d x 38/101cmh 

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Bertoia High Back Armchair



Made-to-order: 6-8 weeks. Upholstery in Eva fabric: 12-14 weeks.

Furniture orders over £1500 free for Mainland UK.

Non-Mainland UK and International options available in basket

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