Theo Ruth for Artifort Pair of Lounge Chairs in Original Striped Upholstery
Theo Ruth for Artifort, pair of easy chairs, in original black and white fabric, wood, The Netherlands, 1950s.
This armchair is an iconic example of an Artifort piece furniture designed by Theo Ruth in the 1950s. The lounge chair is on the one hand simplistic, with elegant, subtle lines. On the other hand, the chair embodies a certain theatrical aesthetic with armrests flowing outwards and a buttoned back. The chair is equipped with wooden feet that are narrow and conically tapered. The fabric of both seat and back shows a black and white asymmetric, almost organic stripes. The armrests are all black. The lounge chair is still in its original upholstery, meaning it does show signs of wear and use, adding to the character and uniqueness of the chair.
Please note that we advise reupholstery before use. This item might contain some threadbare upholstery with loose seams and small stains. Reupholstery can be done before shipping by our experienced craftsmen and -women in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts for further information about the endless possibilities our restoration and upholstery atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized reupholstery is possible as well.
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