Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool

Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool (Natural American Walnut)
Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool (Natural American Walnut)

Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool

$125each$312.5060% off
Both In-Stock & Custom Options Available Below
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High Quality Materials, 5-Year Warranty, Hand-Crafted

Veneer / Finish
Our high-quality wood veneers offer the visual aesthetic of gorgeous wood grain with the benefit of added durability.

Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool

The Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool is truly one of a kind. Simple lines give this stool a clean, minimalist look as its sculptural silhouette instantly captivates. The Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool is a high quality reproduction of the original created by Sori Yanagi in 1954. With the Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool, you can own your own version of this admired modern classic at a price you can afford.

Sori Yanagi founded the Yanagi Industrial Design Institute in 1952, and in 1954 designed the Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool. Its name comes from its graceful form, which harmoniously links Japanese sensitivity with modern materials. This captivating design won the gold medal at the Milan Triennial in 1957.

The Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool is made of bent layered plywood in your choice of finish. It features solid brass hardware, and offers a look that's sure to be admired. This high quality reproduction offers impeccable accuracy and attention to detail, and is sure to impress even the most selective fans of modern design.
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Details & Dimensions

Width: 16.5"
Depth: 12"
Height: 15.5"
Seat Height: 13.5"

Features & specifications

  • Simple, sculptural design blends everyday function with minimalist modern style
  • Accurate reproduction of Sori Yanagi's original 1954 design
  • Clean lines and a graceful butterfly-like shape combines Japanese sensitivity with tough, modern construction
  • Smooth, curved seat ensures optimal comfort and support
  • Made from bent layered plywood with veneer for reliable strength and durability
  • Solid brass hardware, including a stretcher in the base, adds dynamic contrast while reinforcing strength
  • Available in your choice of veneer and finish combination to ensure a perfect match to your home's décor


5 Year Limited Warranty Against Manufacturer Defects

What's Included

(1) Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool

Shipping Method

Small Parcel (UPS / FedEx)


Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool
5 Stars based on 3 Review(s)
New Haven
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

A very good price!
I really love this stool, a very classic and decorative furniture. The price is cheap and the quality good. I recommend it.

Philadelphia, Pa
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

I was delighted to find this gorgeous reproduction of the original Yanagi piece. All of the design elements are there. It is lovely in person.
can be used for a seat or a side table

West Palm Beach, FL
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Product delivered as promised
I wanted one of these Butterfly Stools and it was difficult to find one that combined quality with a reasonable price. This product did it though and I highly recommend it.

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