Stunning Pair of FB18 Scissor Chairs by Jan Van Grunsven for UMS Pastoe, 1955

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This pair of FB18 scissor chairs has been fully restored and come with new De Ploeg fabric upholstery and foam.

Pastoe is a Dutch company that is known for their beautiful 1950's plywood designs by their main designer Cees Braakman.

This pair is a design by Jan van Grunsven for Pastoe, circa 1955 and shows strong influences taken from the Pierre Jeanneret 1948 scissor chair for Knoll.

Pastoe also distributed various famous Scandinavian designs by Arne Jacobsen, Yngve Eckstrom and Ib Kofod Larssen in Holland during the 1950s and 1960s.

Photo 9 and 10 come from the 1957/1958 Pastoe catalogue for distributors.

Details

  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Materials and Techniques
    Upholstery
    Foam
    Birch
    Plywood
  • Condition
    Good. Nice original vintage condition with new foam and De Ploeg upholstery, plywood base has a few minor veneer restorations, normal wear consistent with age and use, condition report upon request .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    27.56 in. H x 18.5 in. W x 26.77 in. D
    70 cm H x 47 cm W x 68 cm D
  • Seat Height
    14.57 in. (37 cm)
  • Seller Location
    bergen op zoom, Netherlands
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU93016235593
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2012

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in bergen op zoom, NL

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