Sori Yanagi Butterfly - Maple - Vitra Butterfly Stools.
Maple Yanagi Butterfly Stool; a Sori Yanagi design from 1955-56, made by Vitra. Vitra Maple Wood Sori Yanagi Butterfly Stool, made by Vitra in Germany. This authentic Yanagi Maple Butterfly Stool by Vitra is crafted with fine maple
and has brass connectors. Sori Yanagi designed the Butterfly Stool in the late 1950s.
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: Maple wood with brass connectors.
Size: 16 11/16"W x 15 2/8"H x 12"D. Seat height is 13 1/2".