Vitra Rosewood Sori Yanagi Butterfly Stool. Vitra Sori Yanagi Rosewood Butterfly Stool, made by Vitra in Germany. This authentic Yanagi Butterfly Stool by Vitra is crafted with fine rosewood
and has brass connectors. Sori Yanagi designed the Butterfly Stool in 1954.
It is one of the most iconic pieces of mid century modern Japanese furniture design.
Sori Yanagi's Butterfly Stool is a real feast for the eyes with its perfectly balanced
sculptural silhouette which is reminiscent of the wings of a butterfly. Simple and refined, this classic wooden stool is a must have piece for any modern interior.
Executed using the pressed plywood molding technique invented by Charles and Ray Eames, the graceful Yanagi Butterfly Stool
blends ancient Japanese forms with modern Western materials.
Enduring icon of modern design: elegant, timeless, durable, sustainable and you will still love it in 25 years.
The Sori Yanagi Butterfly Stool ships flat, simple assembly required.
The Sori Yanagi Butterfly Stool is featured in numerous museum collections
including the permanent modern design collection of the MoMA New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Sori Yanagi's Butterfly Stool also won the Gold Medal at the Milan Triennial and is considered to be one of the classics of furniture history.
Material: Rosewood with brass connectors.
Size: 16 11/16"W x 15 2/8"H x 12"D. Seat height is 13 1/2".