Chairs My Parents Have: Part 2

Hello Ladies: Season 1 - Home of a middle class Brit, living in Los Angeles, who only wants to date models (or actresses) 

Hello Ladies: Season 1 - Home of a middle class Brit, living in Los Angeles, who only wants to date models (or actresses) 

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While watching the show Hello Ladies, I came across a chair that I could have sworn I had seen before.  When I was about 4-years-old, my mom splurged on Moser dining chairs, and tossed the old ones.  Turns out the old ones were Marcel Breuer Cesca Cane Chairs.

Breuer designed the chair 1928.  He used a continuous steel tube to create a cantilevered design.  The chair is named for his daughter, Francesca.

Fun Fact:  The design of the Cesca has always been in the public domain.  Breuer signed a contract with the Knoll Group, but he never sought a patent.  

When I asked my mother why she got rid of them, she said that the caning doesn't last forever, and "that's why you always see ads in the back of The New Yorker to update the caning."

Keep your eyes open and you will start seeing these chairs everywhere.

Top of the Lake: Netflix miniseries - Comfortable apartment in a small New Zealand town.

Top of the Lake: Netflix miniseries - Comfortable apartment in a small New Zealand town.

UPDATE:  These chairs are in Amy Adams swank apartment in American Hustle, but I saw it at the theater so I can't get a screen grab.