PEACOCK CHAIRS 1970s
Handmade from rattan, the peacock chair is lightweight but sturdy and is also referred to as the “Manila” or “Philippine” chair. As early as the 17th C, European colonists began bringing back woven furniture made of rattan from locations in Southeast Asia.
At the beginning of the 20th century, the exotic design of the peacock chair with its bohemian style made it a staple of photography studios, parlors, and smoke rooms in wealthy homes. It quickly became a fad for celebrities and a symbol of pop culture for decades
Back in 1974, Actress Sylvia Kristel made this chair a famous item in the movie ‘Emmanuelle’ where she sat half naked on it.
SH 45.5 – H 138 – W 100 – D 59 cm
Condition consistent of age.