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Preben Fabricius & Jørgen Kastholm 'Bird' Chairs for Alfred Kill, 1960s, Signed

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A gorgeous set of six original classic low-back 'bucket' versions of the Model FK-6725 deep blue leather 'Bird' chairs, also commonly referred to as the 'Tulip' chair and originally called the 'Bucket' chair, designed by Preben Fabricius and Jørgen Kastholm, manufactured in Germany by Alfred Kill International during the 1960s. This set is on five-star swivel bases which are harder to find, and much preferred over the fixed bases. Casters can be swapped out for the stationary feet - contact us for more details. All six chairs from this set are labelled underneath, signifying these are the highly-sought-after by designers and collectors, original early production versions and not the new reproductions made by Walter Knoll. The color is a striking deep blue which is very rare and sought-after by collectors. This armchair is fabricated from a fiberglass shell which is encased with original and incredibly gorgeous deep blue leather upholstery - very classy and sophisticated while casual and cool. This Preben Fabricius and Jorgen Kastholm 'Bird' chair by Alfred Kill International would be a perfect addition to any design lovers interior concept. It would look commanding in any dining room, office or study as well as being an option for an accent chairs in living room, den or games room. It 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. Perfect fit for just about any interior or architectural style, include Mid-Century Modern, Danish / Scandinavian Modern, Postmodern, contemporary, transitional, traditional, Classical, Spanish, Mediterranean, Minimalist, and more. Consider using as dining chairs, office chairs, desk chairs, arm chairs, side chairs, club chairs, hall chairs, conference room chairs or lounge chairs. MEASUREMENTS: H 36" x W 27" x D 24.5" Seat Height: 19" Seat Depth: 15.5" Arm Height: 27.5" CONDITION: Very good vintage condition. Leather and aluminum bases are all original. Light attractive patina throughout. Great examples and ready to be used immediately.
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  • Dimensions:
    Height: 36 in (91.44 cm)Width: 27 in (68.58 cm)Depth: 24.5 in (62.23 cm)Seat Height: 19 in (48.26 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 6
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    1960s
  • Condition:
    Very good vintage condition. Leather and aluminum bases are all original. Light patina throughout. Great early production examples and ready to be used immediately.
  • Seller Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1330229286452
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