This great planter is a Danish modern style planter from the 1960's with a rosewood structure and metallic insert. This plant holder makes a fantastic addition to your living room. Rare to find such a circular piece.
In the style of: Danish modern
Date of manufacture: 1960's
Materials and techniques:
- Lacquered Steel
Condition: Very good vintage condition, fully restored
Wear: Little marks of wear consistent with age and use
A set of 5 G Plan dining chairs (5th not pictured for aesthetic reasons) designed by V B Wilkins at the end of the 1960's as part of the Fresco range. Each chair has sculpted tapered legs and cross shapes stretchers. The circular backs and round circle seat pad cushions are re-upholstered in Lelievre Paris in a cotton subtle matt robust twill.
Creator: Victor Bramwell Wilkins
Manufacturer: G Plan
In the style of: Danish Modern
Date of Manufacture: 1967
Materials and techniques:
- Teak Wood
- Upholstery in "Lombok Terre"
Condition: Good vintage condition, fully restored with new upholstery
These "Pirkka"chairs were designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara and manufactured by Laukaan Puu in 1955. The seats are crafted in solid pine and the structure in solid birch (black lacquered pinewood).
This range is inspired by Finnish authentically rustic furniture and one of the most recognised in Finland. Both chairs are stamped at the base of the seat.
It is rare to find a pair with its original stool.
Creator: Ilmari Tapiovaara I Manufacturer: Laukaan Puu Origin: Finland In the style of: Scandinavian Modern Date of Manufacture: 1955 Materials and techniques: - Birch and pine wood
- Lacquered wood Condition: Excellent Wear: Almost never used but consistent with age Dimensions:
Chair > Height: 75 cm I Width: 43 cm I Depth: 43 cm
Stool > Height: 41cm I Width: 34 cm I Depth: 43 cm
Seat Height: 40 cm Weight: Chair: 3.5 kg I Stool: 3 kg Number of items: 3
About Ilmari Tapiovaara (1915-1999)
llmari Tapiovaara was one of the greatest interior architects and designers of his era.
He was always seeking for new solutions to improve everyday objects. During his long career, Tapiovaara created dozens of iconic objects loved by the public. Tapiovaara is especially revered as a master of characteristic and human objects and surroundings who captured the essence of Finnish identity. Today the contemporary Tapiovaara Family Collection maintains the timeless heritage of a master of Finnish design.
Ilmari Tapiovaara was awarded a total of six gold medals at the Milan Triennials in 1951, 1954, 1957, 1960 and 1964. He was awarded the Good Design Award in Chicago in 1951, the Pro Finlandia medal in 1959, the Finnish State Design Prize in 1971 and the Furniture Prize of the SIO Interior Architects’ Association of Finland in 1990.
Beautiful set of five "Swing" model Mid-Century high back dining chairs from Netherlands, circa 1950s manufactured by C.J Van Os Culemborg. The structure is composed of carefully lacquered beech splayed and tapered legs and the comfortable seats have been beautifully reupholstered in a light Lelièvre Paris fabric in the same style as the original model.
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Designer: CJ Van Os Culemborg
In the style of: Mid-Century Modern Date of Manufacture: 1950's Materials and techniques: - Lacquered Beechwood
- Upholstery Condition: Excellent, fully restored through lacquering and new upholstery
Wear: Minimal signs of wear consistent with age and use Dimensions: Height: 92 cm I Depth: 70 cm I Width: 47 cm Number of items: 1