This is believed to be the only example of this chair to exist, though it is known that two were originally produced.
Private Collection, London;
Decorative Arts, Christie's, London, 16 February 1994, lot 74;
The Fine Art Society, London;
Private British Collection;
Private Collection, London.
The legs of this chair have been formed from single strips of bent plywood, which rise to form the back supports. The great Italian architect and designer Carlo Mollino created a pair of plywood chairs for the Casa Cattaneo (now held in the Vitra Design Museum), which have highly comparable leg arrangements but he did this 20 years after Summers had designed his Type P Chair.
Dunn, Steve, 'Gerald Summers: Furniture for the Concrete Age', 2011, pp.58, 283.
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Seat height 40cm/15.7"