Aged Cognac Leather Bird Chairs by Fabricius & Kastholm for Alfred Kill, 1960s For Sale
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Aged Cognac Leather Bird Chairs by Fabricius & Kastholm for Alfred Kill, 1960s

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Do you know what an architect, a historian, a collector and a spelunker like Indiana Jones all have in common? This is a chair they would all love to sit in. It’s worn in like none other, unique, mysterious and wise. This chair speaks volumes for those who sit in it. Patina is one word that you can use. But casual, character, aged, refined, rugged, effortless, those are also equally as describing. This aged and worn-in leather Model FK 6727, 'Bird' bucket chair, also commonly referred to as the 'Tulip' chair, designed by Preben Fabricius and Jørgen Kastholm, manufactured in Germany by Alfred Kill International, circa 1960 has a soft, supple and comfortable removable leather cover over a leather-clad fiberglass sculpted seat. The color is a medium brown with some warm tan tones, also referred to as Cognac leather. Some in the set are more tan in color, contact us to select which example you wish us to send to you. This example currently is photographed and offered with a 5-star base on casters. Alternate bases can be swapped for this chair, we generally have stock in the Classic 3-prong base on feet, swivel base and caster base along with various 5-star bases including ones with casters and ones with feet, some that swivel and some that are stationary and even some that can be raised or lowered with a height adjustment lever. We have a large set of 12 of these chairs at the time of this listing, however please click on "Quantity" to see how many we have in stock at the time you are viewing the page. We sourced this set from a consultancy firm in Germany and are offering each chair, priced individually. Photographed is a single chair from the set, the patina and aging on each chair varies from chair to chair. The chair photographed is representative of the entire set, however contact us if you would like to select which chair we send you after your order is placed. We can work with you to help you select the exact one that we ship to you. This gorgeous FK6727 bucket chair would be a perfect addition to any design lovers interior concept. They would look commanding in any mid-century modern, post-modern, contemporary or mixed style office or study as well as being an option for an accent chair in living room, den or games room. They would also work well in a hospitality or corporate location, such as a private members club, executive office, creative space or hotel lobby check in area to create a design magazine worthy look. Measurements: 34.5" H x 28.5" W x 26" D Seat height 17" Arm height 25.5" Very good original vintage condition. Frame and base are sturdy and structurally sound. The leather has beautiful patina built up over time with an aged and worn-in feel with heavier patina concentrating on the arms.

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  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Very good original vintage condition. Frame and base are sturdy and structurally sound. The leather has beautiful patina built up over time with an aged and worn-in feel.
  • Dimensions
    H 34.5 in. x W 28.5 in. x D 26 in.H 87.63 cm x W 72.39 cm x D 66.04 cm
  • Seat Height
    17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU1330215846401
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This dealer is the premier source for early-production originals of hard-to-find 20th-century designs and functional art, serving a range of clients, from celebrities and interior designers to aficionados with modest budgets. Its 20,000-square-foot Los Angeles space is packed with rare examples o...

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