This distinguished German children's chair, an award-winning masterpiece, showcases a unique wooden design hailing from the 1950s. Originally conceived for its practicality, it swiftly attained iconic status in Germany. Brockhage envisioned a children's rocking furniture that defied conventional limitations. His innovative approach aimed to create a piece that would remain charming and functional, even when inverted. The Schaukelwagen seamlessly transforms from a toy car into an elegant rocking chair with a simple flip.
Today, it graces the collections of renowned museums such as the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and the MoMA in New York. This exquisite piece stands the test of time, maintaining its vintage allure with only minor signs of age and use, preserving a captivating patina.
Creator: Hans Brockhage (Designer),Mart Stam (Designer)
Dimensions: Height: 40 cm (15.75 in)Width: 107 cm (42.13 in)Depth: 38 cm (14.97 in)Seat Height: 20 cm (7.88 in)
Style: Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Birch,Plywood,Rubber
Place of Origin: Germany
Date of Manufacture: 1950s
Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Good original vintage condition with user wear and aging patina consistent with age and use, full condition report upon request on each item.
Article # R3000