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1950s Set of Four James Leonard Esavian ESA Dining/Side Upholstered Chairs

$536.26per set


1950s set of four James Leonard Esavian ESA dining/side upholstered chairs We have always loved the work of James Leonard for Esavian and we rarely come across the upholstered side chairs. Dating from the early 1950s the chair frames are cast aluminium with the original Rexine upholstery. Model 6012. We have a pair of side chairs also available. In our view James Leonard is the unsung hero of British Post War design. His ESA company transformed the design led fit out of schools in the post war period but his legacy is hardly known. Snap up these chairs whilst they are still affordable, we have a number of his designs available. We service and wax each chair individually before they leave our workshop and we deliver chairs of excellent quality. We specialise in high quality vintage dining chairs and have a large range. We only sell the very best chairs in great condition with rich colour and patina, please see the other dining chairs we have listed and please contact us for more details or advice. We are also undertaking a research mission to record and celebrate the design of James Leonard and welcome input and support from fellow aficionados! Measures: Seat height 45cm. Workshop report Note: The upholstery is original and most of the original foam cushion has flattened and deteriorated. Our workshop team inspect every product and carry out any needed repairs to ensure that everything leaves us serviced and maintained ready for many more years of life. All of our vintage products show the rich beauty and history of their life with the knocks and bumps of many years of use and we try to minimise restoration to keep every piece as original as possible.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 30.32 in. (77 cm)Width: 16.54 in. (42 cm)Depth: 17.72 in. (45 cm)Seat Height: 17.72 in. (45 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 4
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Hook, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 2511stDibs: LU4494215197962

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    Ships From: Hook, United Kingdom
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