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Michael Thonet A56 Bentwood Chair

Michael Thonet A56 Bentwood Chair

The No. A56 Bentwood Chair is a fine example of Michael Thonet's approach in manufacturing.  His approach in using pre-prepared molds, uniform veneers and mechanical procedures allowed him to create the A56 Bentwood Chair, but also use many of the same parts from this chair in other bentwood designs.

In 1853 Michael Thonet founded the Gebruder Thonet Company (Thonet Brothers).  He transferred the ownership of the bentwood furniture company to his five sons.  He was just 57 at the time, and remained very active in the company and retained full control.  This inclusion of his sons in the ownership allowed for their expertise of business and craftsmanship to be fully integrated into the organization.  This key moment in the company’s history fueled spectacular growth and design for years to come.

The A56 Bentwood Chair is very popular in Europe and America for both residential and commercial applications.

Made in the Czech Republic

Dimensions: H 31 1/2"  D 19"  W 17 1/2"  SH 18 1/4"  

Materials:  Bentwood Chair.  Frame in solid natural beechwood or beechwood with stain or lacquer finish.  Seat in wood veneer, embossed veneer, or upholstered with fabric or leather.  Please note seat will match frame coloring when specifying wood veneer seat.

Minimum order of 2 chairs.



  No Sales Tax
  Free shipping on U.S. orders

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