Ernesto Hauner chaise longue, Brazil, 1950s

Hauner, Carlo
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Lounge Chairs
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Brazil
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1960s

A reclining lounge chair by Carlo Hauners brother Ernesto Hauner. The chair is  standing on thin metal legs and with wooden armrests. The upholstery has been removed, exposing the plywood frame and the wonderful and original rubber tire straps.

The chair can be placed in two different positions. The measurements stated are of the chair in the more upright position. When reclined, the foot rest extends and the chair is 130 cm deep and 75.5 cm high.

Labeled by Ernesto Hauner & Cia.

Italian designer Carlo Hauner (1927-1996) moved to Brazil after WWII, where he started the Forma company with Martin Eisler (1913-1977). His younger brother Ernesto started his career as an apprentice with the Studio, a company  created in 1948 by Giancarlo Palanti, Lina Bo Bardi  and Pietro Maria Bardi.After this experience, he joined Móveis Artesanal, a furniture design studio and art shop founded by his brother Carlo in 1950.  In the late 1950s Ernesto his started his own company. In 1960, John de Souza joined him and they changed the name to Mobilinea in 1962, where Ernesto was responsible for the design of all the pieces. 

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