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Ernest Race Ba3 Mid Century Modern Chair

£562.50

An original Ernest Race BA3 chair fully restored, with fresh foam and fire compliant materials.

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Description

An original Ernest Race BA3 chair fully restored, with fresh foam and fire compliant materials.

Covered in a geometric fabric from designer firm Casamance in Paris.

From the Race furniture website: The BA3 was Ernest Race’s first design for Race Furniture. First exhibited at the ‘Britain Can Make It’ exhibition of 1946, the design was awarded a gold medal at the Milan Triennale in 1954. At a time of limited resources, the BA3 manufacturing process was revolutionary and used salvaged materials, including recast aluminium from redundant aircraft and upholstery from recycled RAF lightweight cotton duck fabric. Early examples of the BA3 are on display at MOMA in New York and the Victoria & Albert in London.

Additional information

Weight 15 kg
Dimensions 47 × 44 × 76 cm