Paul Schneider von Esleben PSE 58 chair H.Kauffeld 1953





Paul Schneider von Esleben PSE 58 chair H.Kauffeld 1953

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Ultra rare lounge chair model PSE58 designed by Paul Schneider von Esleben made by H.Kauffeld, Germany 1953. This chair was designed and made in 1953 for the Mannesmann-Hochhaus Dusseldorf, Germany. The chair has a solid chrome plated metal frame and all the pressure rests on the black metal balls in the middle. An ingenious system and an amazing progressive chair for that time, imagine this chair was made in 1953 already. Only very few examples of these chairs were made for the building in Dusseldorf, on a few floors you would find 4-6 of these chairs but the exact production numbers are unknown. This is one of the few known chairs that still exist. The chairs leather is redone with preservation of the old straps, patina and originality like it was before with high quality leather. And in the same color and exact same way of stitching. Now the chair can be used daily again if wanted. We can say this chair should belong to a museum in this quality.

Paul Schneider Esleben was born in 1915 the son of the Düsseldorf-based architect and monument conservationist Franz Schneider. The name creation Schneider and Schneider Esleben of Esleben stirred – his biographer, Rolf Becker According to – from a combination of birth Schneider name with the name of the mother's family, but that it had already taken the predicate 'of' the middle of the 19th century ago , Later, Paul Schneider Esleben led the 'from' in his name again. 1937 began Schneider Esleben study architecture at the Technical University of Darmstadt, he had to break 1939 for military service. In 1946, he was after a short captivity begin your studies at the Technical University of Stuttgart again and graduated in 1948 from. From 1961 to 1970 PSE taught as a professor of architecture at the Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts. During this time, Schneider-Esleben was influenced by brutalism. His most important work from this period is the Cologne-Bonn airport, which he conceived as the first "drive-in Airport" in Europe with four "satellite". His "house stages" of the ARAG insurance from the 1960s was demolished in 1998 for structural damage. Designed by him skyscraper of the Sparkasse Wuppertal still provides, however, is the tallest building in the city. Paul Schneider Esleben is the father of Florian Schneider, one of the founders of the band Kraftwerk. On 19 May 2005, Paul Schneider Esleben has died at the age of 89 years on his estate in Fischbachau.

Literature: Deutsches Design, M. Erlhoff, Rat for Formgebung, page 142.

Height: 79/44 cm
Width: 66 cm
Depth: 72 cm

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