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Stool by Isamu Kenmochi, Japan circa 1960

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€500
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For once, we open our doors to Japanese design, so inspiring with its pure and sober lines.

Rare set of five stools by designer Isamu Kenmochi: one of the most important designers of Japan Midcentury, he was a founding member of the Japan Industrial Designers, which included Sori Yanagi and Riki Watanabe. He also collaborated with Isamu Noguchi on furniture in the early 1950s.

Structure in dark stained solid beech and seat in black leatherette.

Manufacturer : Akita Mokko (stamped on each stool).

Creation date: circa 1960

Bibliography: Collective, 'Japanese Modern: Isamu Kenmochi Retrospective', Ed. Kokusho Kanko Kai, 2004, similar model reproduced on p. 75.

Height45 cm (17 3/4")
Width40 cm (15 3/4")
Depth35 cm (13 3/4")
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Year Circa 1960
Medium Beech, leatherette
Country Japan
Condition Fair - Some light faults on 2 seats (see pictures)