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Frank Lloyd Wright: 'Peacock' chair, designed for the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, designed 1921-1922. Image Courtesy of Phillips

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Frank Lloyd Wright: 'Peacock' chair, designed for the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, designed 1921-1922. Image Courtesy of Phillips

"Klismos" Chair  Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings  (American (born England), London 1905–1976 Athens)

"Klismos" Chair Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (American (born England), London 1905–1976 Athens)

This Klismos chair by T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings, was based on a 5th Century BC design Gibbings found on a marble gravestone. He said, “It is to furniture what the Parthenon is to architecture.” The Klismos chair pictured, in Greek walnut and strap leather was part of his 1961 ‘Furniture of Classical Greece’ collection. It is Gibbings’ best known piece of furniture.

This Klismos chair by T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings, was based on a 5th Century BC design Gibbings found on a marble gravestone. He said, “It is to furniture what the Parthenon is to architecture.” The Klismos chair pictured, in Greek walnut and strap leather was part of his 1961 ‘Furniture of Classical Greece’ collection. It is Gibbings’ best known piece of furniture.

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