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Cherner® Task Chair

Cherner® Task Chair

Designed by Norman Cherner, produced by Cherner Chair Company

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Item Number: 1348
$1,499.00

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Although a pioneer in prefab housing, Norman Cherner is best known for his molded plywood seating line he created for – and ultimately sued – the manufacturer, Plycraft. After telling Cherner that his design for what is now known as the Cherner® Chair (1958) had been scrapped, Plycraft's owner continued to produce it, claiming himself as the designer. The Chair's popularity soared when it appeared in Norman Rockwell's 1961 painting "The Artist at Work" on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. Cherner sued, and while Plycraft agreed to pay Cherner royalties, the line was out of production by the early 1970s. In 1999, Cherner's sons formed the Cherner Chair Company to revive the designs and produce them as their father originally intended. The Cherner Task Chair represents an evolution of the Cherner line – his sons produced the chair from their father's initial sketches and prototypes. Lightweight and hardworking, this swiveling, height-adjustable seat has steel arms with walnut armrests. This is the authentic Cherner Chair produced by the Cherner Chair Company. Cherner Chair is a licensed trademark of Cherner Chair Company. Backed by a one year manufacturer’s warranty. Made in U.S.A.

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Norman Cherner
Norman Cherner

USA (1920–1987)

A pioneer both in molded plywood and prefab housing, Norman Cherner studied and taught at the Columbia University Fine Arts Department and was an instructor at the Museum of Modern Art in New York from 1947 to 1949. Here he also explored the Bauhaus movement, embarking on a lifetime exploration of multidisciplinary design, from furniture, shelving, glassware, lighting and even toys ...

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H 31.5-35.75" W 24.5" D 21" Seat 16.75-20.75" Arm H 26.5-30.5"

Materials

American walnut veneer; chrome steel base and arms; solid walnut armrests.

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