Ernest Race Cormorant Chair 1959

This is original example of the Cormorant folding Deck chair developed for P&O liners in 1959.

Made using Afrormosia legs and formed Gaboon mahogany plywood seat & back coated with epoxy resin to protect it from extremes of weather & seawater on its long journeys.

Council of Industrial Design award winner for ‘ingenuity & economy of means’ in 1961.

A rare chair.


H. 680mm. x W. 540 x D. 700