Labeled Knoll Barcelona Couch or Daybed, designed by Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe in 1931, manufactured 1980s. Original black tufted leather cushion and matching leather bolster pillow, atop a rectangular wood platform on four tall tubular stainless steel legs. Retains the original Knoll International paper label on the base. 16" H (to top of cushion) x 79" L x 39" W. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. Note: Guardsmark, a private security firm, was founded in 1963. The company's headquarters in downtown Memphis was noted for its collection of original Knoll office furniture. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Fading to rectangular cushion and pillow, both with scattered use wear. One pillow strap detached. Wood frame with light wear and scattered abrasions, primarily to the corners, wear and abrasions to sides of frame leather straps.
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