Chaise longue, LC4, steel/ leather, designed by Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand, France 1928, made by Cassina, Italy, 1986

Made 1928

This chaise longue, LC4, made of lacquered steel, chromium-plated tubular steel and pony skin was designed in France by Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand in 1928. The lounges have been made in Italy by Cassina since 1965 and this one dates from 1986. Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand produced many remarkable modern furniture designs in the 1920s. Charlotte Perriand claimed, ‘Metal plays the same part in furniture as cement has done in architecture. IT IS A REVOLUTION’.

Summary

85/1838
Chaise longue, LC4, steel/ leather, designed by Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand, France / Italy, 1928

Dimensions

550 mm
680 mm
1650 mm

Production

1928

Source

Purchased 1985

Cite this Object

Chaise longue, LC4, steel/ leather, designed by Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand, France 1928, made by Cassina, Italy, 1986 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 March 2017, <https://ma.as/36788>
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