George Korody Dining Chair

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The George Korody Modern Unit Carver is a stylish and lightweight piece of furniture designed in 1947 for Artes Studio, Sydney, Australia. These chairs are a rendition from the modern unit range and feature ash frames with cane infill.
The chair was included in the award-winning exhibition, 'The Moderns: European Designers in Sydney', at the Museum of Sydney in 2017. 

Their original finish has been revived with a hard finish furniture wax. 
The rattan and upholstery is brand new. 

Chairs are sold individually. 

More information

  • Dimensions:  82cm x 53cm d x 45.5 
  • Material: Victorian Ash
  • Country of Origin: Australia


    The Designer / 

    George Korody

    Hungarian-born emigré architect, George Kóródy, known best for his
    range at Artes Studio which included included solid wood dining tables,
    sideboards and buffets, some with more decorative elements. Many of the designs featured rattan and black vitrolite glass with an emphasis on strong linear angles reminscent of Swiss designer Pieere Jeannert and French architect Jean Prouve. Kóródy made a significant contribution to design in Australia, being one of the first post-war modernists to bring European design to Australia.