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Pair of Unusual Armchairs from S.S. United States Ocean Liner

Pair of Unusual Armchairs from S.S. United States Ocean Liner

Regular price $4,800.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $4,800.00 USD
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A pair of rare armchairs from the famed ocean liner SS United States. Retaining original patent blue leather, aluminum legs. Beautiful patina and historical rarity. "SS United States transatlantic ocean liner whose maiden voyage was in 1952. Designed by naval architect William Francis Gibbs and interior designer Dorothy Marckwald. Launched in 1951, the SSUS was the most graceful and powerful in the world, breaking the eastbound speed record on her maiden voyage. With a weight-saving aluminum superstructure, “America’s Flagship,” as she came to be known, invented a new midcentury aesthetic that married performance and glamour”.

Dimensions: 

Height: 32 in (81.28 cm)

Width: 24 in (60.96 cm)

Depth: 25.5 in (64.77 cm)

Seat 

Height: 16 in (40.64 cm)

 

Wear consistent with age and use. good vintage condition, original leather upholstery has creases but no tears, chairs are very solid and heavy.

 

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