Sometimes we wonder about the cost of owning wonderful pieces of modern contemporary furniture. Here I am introducing you to few highest price fetching modern furniture items. And no, you will not have to pay the same prices to be the proud owner of these luxurious furniture items.
Barcelona Chair by Knoll ($99,999): Priced so highly, this chair is a perfect piece of modern furniture. It was created for the German Pavillion at the 1929 Barcelona Exposition. It is made up of stainless steel frame and leather.
Salvador Dali Leda Vis-à-Vis Conversation Bench ($44,037.25): The silk bench of lacquered and polished brass designed in 1937 is a perfect piece for your living room and even the workplace sitting area.
Vladimir Kagan Dining Table & 6 Chairs-Eames ($37,500): Walnut made dinning table with the glass top is one of the rare pieces.
Cappellini - Pyramid chest of drawers on castors by Shiro Kuramata for Cappellini ($35,396): This is the most significant item produced till date. Kuramata, a Japanese artist has created a niche for himself in this industry.
Jacob Kjaer Pair of Lounge Chairs / Ottomans ($35,000): A perfect piece from the collection of work of Michael Ellison. The piece in teak and leather with adjustable back is a finest work from Denmark.
Skagerak - Regatta Dining Set ($30,922): A Dining room set depicting the Danish traditions. Welcome your guest for a dinner to boast of a collection designed by Hans Thyge Raunkjaer.
French 1940s style (modern) parchment sideboard ($28,000): The piece with 4 doors and gilt trimmed base and legs is an example of fine modern art.
07.699 Massive figural carved executive desk ($27,500): The executive desk is exclusive office furniture with a stylish leather top.
Antoni Gaudi Calvet Oak Bench ($25,706): The bench designed by Gaudi in 1906 was especially meant for the ground floor offices of Casa Calvet.
Asvaldo Borsani Bar/Cabinet ($24,000): Enlighten your moods by adding this collection in your life. It is a mid century Italy design in light and dark Mahogany with satinwood interior.
Springfield Designer Sectional v.1 by Moroso ($22,164): An Italian exquisite design full of elegance and comfort. It is a must to have collection. Patricia Urquiola designs it.
Montecito bedroom set ($20,000): Beautifully designed and made of Birch solids and veneers. Bedroom set would give a perfect ambience to your bedroom.
Modern Outdoor - Etra 8' Dining Set in Stainless Steel Frame ($13,097): Perfect example of sophisticated outdoor furniture. It is a perfect gathering table whether at home, restaurant or parks.
Cabinet Tronix Modern Style—Cascade ($11,250): Superbly crafted TV cabinet can be a luxury to any home. Though this is simple but very stylish.
Stanley 370 Executive Desk Series - American Modern Executive Desk Set ($10,115): A masterpiece of American modern creation. Made up of cherry, maple and hard wood would definitely enhance your family room.
You don’t have to shell-out thousands of dollars to be part of history, you can still enjoy the pride of ownership by purchasing, high-quality reproductions of these modern classic, contemporary furniture pieces.
This article was published on Monday 06 October, 2008.