José Zanine Caldas bench

Zanine Caldas, José, Benches, Brazil, 1970s

A handcrafted José Zanine Caldas solid wooden bench. It stands on an X-shaped frame and has a curved seating and backrest out of one piece.

The bench comes with a certificate of authenticity.

José Zanine Caldas (1918-2001) was a self-taught Brazilian architect and designer. He made both sculptural, carved furniture from local woods and Modernist plywood furniture. In the early 1940s Zanine started the "Z Artistic Furniture" (“Móveis Artísticos Z”) line. In 1968, he moved to Nova Viçosa (Bahia), where he began with his 'Móveis Denúncia' (protest furniture) series, where he used reclaimed wood for his hand-made pieces.

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