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Penguin and Congo Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1957

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The congo and penguin chair are both interlocking for easy assembly and transportation This design is by Theo Ruth for Artifort in 1957 and based on concept of an African shepherd chair that also had the interlocking feature The chairs have been recently re-upholstered by the previous owner and we leave you the option to get them re-upholstered at our in-house upholstery atelier according to the original standards with your own colour and choice of fabric Photo 10 shows a model 115 sofa in the same fabric that used to match these lounge chairs.

Details

  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Recently restored by previous owner with good quality upholstery that still is in good condition , we can re-upholster them back to original factory standards with a colour fabric of your choice, mail us for more information.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 33.47 in. x W 30.32 in. x D 31.89 in.

    H 85 cm x W 77 cm x D 81 cm

  • Seat height
    17.72 in. (45 cm)
  • Seller location
    bergen op zoom, NL
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU93018040523

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