When Younger star Hilary Duff shared a first glimpse of her maternity photos on , the congratulations came pouring in—and so did dozens of comments, all asking about the chair she and son Luca, 6, were lounging on.
"Where can I buy this chair @hilaryduff!!? So chic," one fan asked.
"Adorable photo—do you know where this awesome chair is from?!?" another added.
More and more comments have flooded the post over the next few days—"I desp need this chair!"—and for good reason: It's unlike anything you'll find at most stores. The worn, brown leather; the dramatic, oversized shape; the sloping back that gives way to a cushy, padded seat. It's just the thing you want to curl up in after a long day. Or, you know, climb up—in Luca's case. People even started commenting on photographer , asking where they could find it, too. The search was on.
Eagle-eyed fan @Lorib3th quickly unearthed the answer, though, if you're suddenly coveting the "So Yesterday" singer's chair, you may want to sit down for this. It appears to be Gerard Van Den Berg's "The Rock" sofa, a two-seater the designer dreamed up back in 1970 that's become quite the collectible ever since. Several are available on antiques marketplace , but you can expect to spend at least $4,850 to take one home. Or up to $8,700.Why the price tag, you might ask. Even though the piece has no affiliation with Hollywood's highest-paid actor of the same moniker, Dwayne Johnson, the "Rock" is every bit as iconic. in Dutch design in the early '70s, breaking away from the solid-wood furniture the Netherlands was known for to incorporate plusher, more biomorphic (and contemporary) shapes.
Basically, owning that sofa—which, technically is a sofa, though it may look like an Alice In Wonderland-aggrandized chair—is like owning a piece of design history. Just like owning a signed DVD set is essentially owning a piece of Disney Channel history. They're legends in their own right.
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