Joaquim Tenreiro Chairs at R 20th Century

Carmen NatschkeTimeless Style: Antiques & Vintage

Joaquim Tenreiro "Small Chairs"

Joaquim Tenreiro "Small Chairs"

Set of ten  Joaquim Tenreiro "Small Chairs" in solid caviona with curved cane back, round cane seat and lathed legs, 1960. 22" L x 18.5" W x 33.75" H

Joaquim Tenreiro  eight chairs

Set of  Joaquim Tenreiro  eight chairs with painted iron frame and leather upholstered seat and back, 1958. 16.93" L x 17.13" W x 36.22" H

Joaquim Tenreiro  "Itamaraty" chairs

Set of eight Joaquim Tenreiro  "Itamaraty" chairs with jacaranda frame and cane back and seat, 1965. 15.75" L x 14.25" W x 38" H

We fell in love with many of the vintage modern furniture collections presented by  R 20th Century at Design Miami 2008. Specifically, one of our favorite furniture collections was from legendary Portuguese born Brazilian modern furniture designer Joaquim Tenreiro (often referred to as the “father” of modernist Brazilian furniture design).

Here we’ve picked three of our favorite 20th Century  Joaquim Tenreiro chairs – visit R 20th Century to see more of his beautiful furniture design.

Related: Design Miami 2008 , Color and Style at Design Style Miami 2008

Photo Credits: photos by Sherry Griffin for R 20th Century.

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