Brown leather lounge chair by Martin Visser for ’t Spectrum model Sz09 “Nagoya”, made and designed in The Netherlands in 1969.
Visser designed this lounge chair in 1969 when he was working for Dutch furniture manufacturer ’t Spectrum. This is the high back edition with brown leather cushions. It has a tubular metal frame. The chair was designed together with a low back lounge chair and sofa for the Dutch stand at the World Expo of 1970 in Osaka Japan. This is why it was given a Japanese name. Important piece of Dutch history!
Chair is in good condition traces of use to the leather.
Martin Visser was one of the leading Dutch designers of the mid-century together with Cees Braakman, Gijs van der Sluis, Coen de Vries, Rob Parry and Friso Kramer. Famous designs of him are his BR02 sleeper sofa, Osaka and SZ01 lounge chair, wooden slat bench, KW85 sideboard or credenza, TE06 dining table, TZ41 coffee table and SE06 dining or side chair.
Width: 78 cm; seating: 53 cm
Depth: 80 cm; seating: 48 cm
Height: 90 cm; seating: 36 cm