SOLD 1950s Eero Saarinen Knoll Grasshopper Lounge Chair w/ New Red Knoll Upholstery
Listed for sale is an early 1950s Eero Saarinen for Knoll Associates Grasshopper Lounge Chair, which was just freshly reupholstered by Forthright NYC (now Parc), a renowned upholstery shop for modern furniture based in NY and CT. The grasshopper chair was purchased from an estate in Vermont, along with two other rare 1950s Alvar Aalto chairs. This example was re-done with Knoll Textiles upholstery, which has wonderful hand feel and a vibrant red color. The chair measures 27 inches wide by 35 inches deep and 34.5 inches tall.
The buyer may pick up the furniture, have it shipped by our shipping partners (buyer will pay for full shipping cost, though will not have to arrange it), or discuss potential delivery within reason following the end of the auction. The listed shipping cost is an estimate, though we can likely stay below that number for most areas of the country. If you win the item, we can discuss shipping options, prices, etc. and we will make sure that it is as inexpensive for you as possible. We work with a shipper locally who takes great care in their work and has been complemented often on their packing and shipping quality.