Classroom Chair by Stefan Wewerka at J. Lohman Gallery

Classroom Chair 2 by Stefan Wewerka

I came across the Classroom Chair at a Phillips de Pury auction earlier.

Now NYC based J. Lohman Gallery has one for sale.

According to Lohman:

Stefan Wewerka

“Vertreterstuhl” or “Klassenraumstuhl” (“Classroom Chair”)

Germany, c. 1970
Lacquered wood
C. 30 ¾ in. (78 cm) high, 26 in. (66 cm) wide
Originally called the “Vertreterstuhl”, the chairs were part of an installation of a “classroom” at Galerie Müller in Cologne in 1971. Since then the chair is also called “classroom chair”. Literature: Take a seat: Meisterwerke des Stuhldesigns – Masterpieces of Chair Design, Chart Gallery, Basel, 2005, pp. 102-103.

Object No.: 8005
Price on request.

Lohman specializes in European design and decorative arts from the 1920s -1980s from mainly German designers and artistic movements.

A “Vertreterstuhl” is an Sales Rep Chair in the English language.

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