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Bertoia Molded Shell Side Chair by Knoll

Our Price: $ 435.00
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The Bertoia® Molded Shell Side Chair by Knoll® is a reintroduction of a design originally debuted 1960.
Authorized Knoll® Retailer 5 Year Warranty

Bertoia Molded Shell Side Chair by Knoll

Our Price: $ 435.00

Bertoia Molded Shell Side Chair by Knoll
designed by Harry Bertoia

The Bertoia Molded Shell Side Chair is a reintroduction of a design originally debuted 1960. Merging the sublime grace of the wire-form Side Chair with a touch of color and natural flex, the reinvigorated classic is ready to add colorful accents to any room. Mix and match the chairs or keep a singular color palette, the Bertoia Shell Chair offers an iconic design with a playful tone.

  • Seat is molded polypropelene
  • Base is constructed of welded steel rods with polished chrome finish (indoor use only) or white or black powder coat (suitable for both indoor and outdoor use)
  • Plastic glides included on sled base to protect floors
  • Knoll logo stamped into the back of the base

Overall: 28.75" h x 21.75" w x 19.75" d

Seat height: 17.75"


About the Designer

 Mies van der Rhoe Harry Bertoia was a complete and gifted artist. Knoll historian Brian Lutz once said “Bertoia’s paintings were better than his sculptures. And his sculptures were better than his furniture. And his furniture was absolutely brilliant.” After studying at the Detroit Technical High School and the Detroit School of Arts and Crafts, Harry Bertoia opened his own metal workshop at Cranbrook where he taught jewelry design and metal work. In 1946 he moved to California to help fellow Cranbrook alumnus Charles Eames develop methods of laminating and bending plywood. Bertoia’s contributions to the famous Eames chairs were crucial if not not well known.


About the Manufacturer

Founded in 1938, Knoll has nurtured many of the most inspiring and iconic furniture designs of the last century. With an extensive collection of modern classic furniture for the home as well as cutting-edge office furniture with a focus on functionality as well as aesthetics, Knoll is at the forefront of how furniture interacts with us and affects us in our daily lives.



Structural components are warranted for 5 years. Leather, upholstery and finish are warranted for 3 years.