This striking lounge chair was designed by Michel Mortier and produced by the French manufacturer Sièges Steiner in 1963. This particular model named ‘Teckel’ and is one of the best known designs by Mortier. The square base of this low lounge is in black lacquered oak wood. The upholstered frame with curved armrests and rounded front and backs of the arms. The loose, rectangular cushion placed again the backrest of the frame. The chair has been upholstered in a black wool fabric. Overall good condition. The original ‘Sièges Steiner’ label attached on the bottom of the upholstered frame.
Literature references: Patrick Favardin, Les décorateurs des années 50, Norma, 2002, p. 237. Patrick Favardin, Steiner et l’aventure du design, Norma, 2007 p. 107.