Kastholm & Fabricius Early 'Grasshopper' Lounge Chair in Cognac Leather


Jørgen Kastholm & Preben Fabricius for Kill Internationl, lounge chair, model FK87 'Grasshopper', leather, steel, Germany, 1968.

This modern chaise longue is executed in steel and leather. The playful position of the steel feet that continue in the armrests are responsible for this chair's nickname, the 'Grasshopper'. Besides this slick and Minimalist design, this chair is one of the most comfortable midcentury pieces that we know. The soft cognac leather upholstery is in fair condition. Most of the furniture of Danish designer duo Fabricius and Kastholm was produced by the German manufacturer Kill International, such as this early version of the FK87 chair.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Jørgen Kastholm & Preben Fabricius (Designer) Kill International (Manufacturer)
  • date of manufacture 1960s
  • dimensions Height 31.89 in. Width 28.35 in. Depth 57.09 in. Seat Height 11.03 in.
  • dimensions Height 81 cm Width 72 cm Depth 145 cm Seat Height 28 cm
  • material Leather Steel
  • origin Germany
  • period 1960-1969
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 50111940