Sunday 11 January, 2015 sadly Anita Ekberg (83) passed away. It’s debatable whether she made Frederico Fellini famous with “La Dolce Vita” as she used to claim, or vice versa. In remembrance I’ve collected some photo’s of her on chairs..
Relax Armchair by Frans Molenaar
Last Friday Frans Molenaar, a famous Dutch fashion designer passed away sadly. I hadn’t any idea he was into chair design until this news started spreading around. The photo shows Frans who became 74 years in a yellow version of his relax armchair.
Dining Chairs by Charlotte Periand
Set of sixteen dining chairs, model no. 19, by Charlotte Perriand, from ‘L’Équipement de la Maison’ series, designed 1939, produced circa 1959.
Estimate between £6,000 – 8,000.
Sold for £21,250.
Lot 213 at Phillips.
Lounge Chair no 5016 by Junzo Sakakura
In September 2014 there were two of these for sale at Phillips and were sold at £12,500 which is double the high estimate of £4,000 – 6,000.
Side Chair 3221 by Junzo Sakakura
Auctioned in London in September 2014 for £16,250 which is higher that the estimate of £8,000 – 12,000