Pair of Rare Early Modernist Scissor Chairs

A standout example of early mid century New Zealand design.

Maker
Unknown | New Zealand
Designer
Unknown | New Zealand
Date
1950s
Size
W 93cm, D 57cm, H 85cm


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Description

This stunning pair of early 1950s chairs are defined by sweeping curves and crisp scissor type legs. The design perfectly captures the playful forms embraced by the emerging contemporary style of the day and it's adherence to clean lines, form and function.

The frame is crafted from generous pieces of highly grained oak that perfectly compliment the high end fabric from James Dunlop. It's an incredibly comfortable chair and will make a statement in any contemporary interior.

NOTE: Price is for the pair

Condition

Materials: Beautifully crafted from solid oak

Restoration: Full professional restoration

Construction: Joints are sturdy and solid. All checked and ready to go

Fabric Type: Reupholstered with V3136/29 Alberta ‘Petrol’ designer Villa Nova fabric from James Dunlop. Composition: 47% CO, 44% VI, 9% LI. Care: Do not bleach / Do not tumble dry / Do not wash / Drycleaning Gentle cycle / Low iron max 110C / Warning: Iron reverse side use barrier cloth

Foam: Luxurious new high quality upholstery foam has a 10 year warranty

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