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Armchairs

  • Model FK84 Office Chair, by Preben Fabricius & Jørgen Kastholm for Kill International (1962)

    Model FK84 Office Chair, by Preben Fabricius & Jørgen Kastholm for Kill International (1962)

    $3,229.00

    A stunning office chair, this Model FK84 by Preben Fabricius & Jørgen Kastholm was manufactured by Kill International in 1962. This model is an early production with the cantilevering back rest.  Reupholstered in soft brown leather on a three star chrome-plated base. The makers mark clearly visible. Excellent condition.

    Measurements:

    Width 72 cm

    Depth 55 cm 

    Height 85 cm (seat height 44 cm)

    Please contact us if you would like to view the chair, we are based in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

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  • Model 148 armchair in green leather on rollers by Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno (1970s) Italy

    Model 148 armchair in green leather on rollers by Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno (1970s) Italy

    $517.00

    A Model 148 armchair fully upholstered in green leather on rollers by Italian designer Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno.

    In excellent condition with no rips or tears to the leather.

    Dimensions,

    Height 820mm
    Width 670mm
    Depth 520mm

    Osvaldo Borsani (Varedo 1911- Milano 1985) began work at an early age in the family business of making furniture.

    In 1933 he participated in the fifth Triennale of Milan with the design for the  “Minimal House”, which was awarded the silver medal. In the post-war period, after graduation from Polytechnic, he formed friendships with numerous artists like Lucio Fontana, Agenore Fabbri, Aligi Sassu, Roberto Crippa, Fausto Melotti, and Arnaldo Pomodoro, together with whom he realized important works of art in furnishing and interior architecture.

    He founded Tecno in 1953 with his brother Fulgenzio. His first industrial designs were the P40 adjustable armchair (1953) and the D70 reversible seat sofa. In 1968 it was the office system Graphis thanks to which Tecno became a world-leading manufacturer in design for the office.

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  • Danish teak framed armchair (1960s)

    Danish teak framed armchair (1960s)

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    This Danish armchair has a beautiful teak frame which has been fully restored. It has new cushions throughout, professionally upholstered in blue wool fabric by Camira (Mainline Flax in Holborn). Contact us for a fabric sample.

    Dimensions,

    Height 77cm

    Width 60cm

    Seat Height 45cm

    Depth 61cm

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  • Ax Chair by Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard for Fritz Hansen (1950s)

    Ax Chair by Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard for Fritz Hansen (1950s)

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    The Ax Chair by Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard for Fritz Hansen of Denmark.  Designed in 1947 using revolutionary techniques at the time. The seat and armrests are constructed from a single piece of bent beech wood with the armrests bending forwards and the seat backwards.  The chair has been upholstered in Tiree pure wool boucle fabric by Bute Fabrics (Silver Birch colourway). Please contact us for a fabric sample.

    The makers label is clearly visible.

    This item is in excellent condition with all new upholstery.  Although it has no defects, it may show slight traces of use.

    Dimensions,

    Length 61cm

    Width 74cm

    Height 76cm

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  • Armchair by Ejvind A. Johansson for FDB Mobler

    Armchair by Ejvind A. Johansson for FDB Mobler

    $1,550.00

     

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    This original high back version of the J63 armchair by Ejvind A. Johansson is in excellent condition.  Manufactured in Denmark by FDB Mobler in the 1950s.

     

    Professionally re upholstered in pure wool fabric by Abraham moon (Earth in Airforce blue).  Please contact us for a fabric sample.

    This piece has a manufacturers mark clearly visible.

    Height - 104 cm

    Width - 63.5 cm

    Depth - 70 cm

     

     

     

     

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  • Arm Chair by Grete Jalk for France and Sons, Denmark (1960s)

    Arm Chair by Grete Jalk for France and Sons, Denmark (1960s)

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    This mid century armchair was designed by the Danish, female midcentury furniture designer Grete Jalk, and manufactured by France and Sons.  It has a newly oiled teak frame, with 2 curved slats that form the back rest.

    The armchair has been reupholstered as per the original in a 2 tone design.  The navy blue fabric on the arms is "Pentland" by Bute Fabrics, and the soft wool felt "earth" fabric by Araham moon has been used for the cushions. 

    Please contact us for fabric samples. 

    The makers mark is clearly visible.

    Height 75cm

    Width 81cm

    Depth 72cm

    If you would like to view this chair, you are very welcome to visit us in our St Albans studio.

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  • A pair of tan leather Skye Loungers by Tord Björklund for Ikea (1980s)

    A pair of tan leather Skye Loungers by Tord Björklund for Ikea (1980s)

    $2,583.00

    These Skye loungers were designed by Swedish interior designer Tord Björklund for Ikea. They feature a soft, light brown leather cushion on black canvas supported by a silver painted tubular steel base.

    These recliners are in excellent condition, with no damage to the leather. 1 of the chairs has a very small tear in the corner of the canvas behind the head rest.

    The photos are a mix of the 2 chairs.

    Dimensions;

    Width - 65 cm

    Depth - 160 cm

    Height - 95 cm

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  • 1950s 3 piece 'Congo' suite by Theo Ruth for Artifort (Netherlands)

    1950s 3 piece 'Congo' suite by Theo Ruth for Artifort (Netherlands)

    $10,459.00

    Theo Ruth (Dutch, 1915-1971) for Artifort, a 1950's suite including a two-seater sofa and two armchairs -  totally reupholstered with fire retardant foam and luxury boucle fabric from Linwood.

    In excellent condition.  

    These extremely comfortable chairs are unusual as the back and seat slot together using no fixtures.  A dream to upholster as you are able to reach every area of the chair easily.

    All with Artifort badges to the undersides

    I've priced these as a set but would sell the sofa and 2 chairs separately - please contact us if you'd like to buy them or would like to view them in our St Albans show room.

    Chairs- £1800 each

    sofa - £4500

    Sofa width 137 cm, depth 78 cm.

    Chairs width 71 cm each. Height of backs on all three pieces 73 cm.

    Height of seat on all three pieces 37 cm

    Dutch designer Theo Ruth was born in 1915 in Maastricht. He trained as a furniture designer and interior designer at the Middelbare Kunstnijverheidsschool in Maastricht (which later became the Maastricht Academy of Arts). In 1936, he joined Artifort in Maastricht, where he specialised in designing living room furniture. Just three years later, in 1939, he became head of design and development, a position he maintained until his death in 1971.

    Ruth was Artifort’s first permanent designer, and he had a major impact on its design legacy. His most famous pieces include the 1952 Congo Chair and the 1953 Penguin Chair, both of which were constructed from two interlocking pieces that fit together without locks or screws (the latter’s original version featured a black back and a white cushion to mimic its namesake). Notably, designers Pierre Paulin and Geoffrey Harcourt also collaborated with Artifort’s design department during Ruth’s tenure.

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  • 1940s Bentwood Armchair by Thonet Company

    1940s Bentwood Armchair by Thonet Company

    $1,227.00

    This bentwood armchair has been fully restored. Produced in the 1940s by Thonet company.  The original label is still attached to the underside of the chair frame.  The chair has been reupholstered in a traditional fashion using metal springs and horsehair which creates a firm seat and back rest.  The wood has been oiled to a smooth finish and the fabric is pure wool boucle by Bute Fabrics.  Please contact us if you would like a fabric sample.

    Dimensions;

    Height 81cm (seat 41cm)

    Depth 48cm

    Width 55cm

    The success of the company Thonet GmbH in Frankenberg, Germany, began with the work of master joiner Michael Thonet (1796–1871). Since he founded his first woodworking shop in 1819 in Boppard, the name Thonet has stood for high-quality, innovative and elegant furniture. Today, Thorsten Muck runs the company with its head offices and production facilities in Frankenberg. 

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