Offered by: H. Gallery
Concordiastraat 68 - 127 Utrecht 3551EM , Netherlands Call Seller 0031302270051


Italian Cherry Wood Lounge Chairs with Foot Stools in Dark Cowhide, Italy 1950s

$ 9,453
  • Description
    Crafted in Italy during the 1950s, this pair of Italian cherry wood lounge chairs with foot stools embodies the essence of mid-century modern design, seamlessly blending organic elegance with functional comfort. These chairs stand as timeless pieces, showcasing the mastery of Italian craftsmanship and the enduring appeal of cherry wood as a material.

    The standout feature of these lounge chairs are the attractive, curved cherry wood frames that define their silhouette. Cherry wood, with its warm tones and fine grain, is celebrated for its natural beauty and durability. The chairs' frames exhibit a graceful curvature in the arms, contributing to their organic and understated aesthetic that is characteristic of mid-century Italian design. To maintain balance, the rest of the frames are mostly composed of straight lines, allowing the armrests to remain in focus. The upholstered seats and backs, adorned in dark cowhide, add a layer of sophistication to the chairs. The dark cowhide's textured fabric creates a tactile contrast against the smooth cherry wood, elevating the overall visual appeal. The use of cowhide not only speaks of the preference for organic materials in mid-century design but also enhances the chairs' luxurious and timeless quality. The matching foot stools - with their gently splayed legs - echo the design language of the era, complement the chairs seamlessly. The principal mid-century design ideal of functionality is evident in the splayed legs of the foot stools, providing stability and visual interest. The choice of wood also serves a practical purpose in the chairs' frames, ensuring longevity and resilience while embodying the natural elegance associated with mid-century modern Italian furniture. Mid-century modern design, with a golden age during the 1950s, prioritized clean lines, simplicity, and a connection with nature. These lounge chairs exemplify these principles, as the organic curves of the cherry wood and the use of dark cowhide evoke a sense of harmony and balance. The chairs, while exuding elegance, remain remarkably functional, with the well-considered angle of the seats and backs enhancing the overall sitting comfort.

    This pair of Italian lounge chairs with foot stools from the 1950s are exemplary of the enduring allure of mid-century modern Italian design. Their use of cherry wood, coupled with dark cowhide upholstery, creates a harmonious blend of natural beauty and functional comfort. These chairs stem from an era where craftsmanship, organic materials, and thoughtful design converged to create timeless pieces such as these chairs that continue to captivate and inspire.

    In very good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use. The chairs and foot stools have been reupholstered recently in premium dark cowhide. Each of our items can be re-upholstered by our in-house atelier in a fabric of choice. Please reach out for more information.

    26.37 in W x 31.49 in D x 29.72 in H ; Seat height 16.53 in; Arm height 22.83 in
    67 cm W x 80 cm D x 75.5 cm H; Seat height 42 cm; Arm height 58 cm

    Foot stools:
    15.94 in W x 14.37 in D x 12.2 in H
    40.5 cm W x 36.5 cm D x 31 cm H

    This set of lounge chairs and footstools will be packaged and shipped with the greatest care and attention to make sure you will receive the items in gallery condition. Complimentary shipping within the Netherlands.

    VAT normally applies and will be added to items when purchased by a European buyer or transported to a location within the EU.
  • More Information
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Cherry Wood, Cowhide
    Condition: Good. In very good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use. The chairs and foot stools have been reupholstered recently in premium dark cowhide. Each of our items can be re-upholstered by our in-house atelier in a fabric of choice.
    Creation Date: 1950s
    Number of Pieces: 4-5
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: 88880183
    Incollect Reference #: 697704
  • Dimensions
    W. 26.38 in; H. 29.72 in; D. 31.5 in;
    W. 67 cm; H. 75.5 cm; D. 80 cm;
    Seat H. 16.54 in; Arm H. 22.83 in;
    Seat H. 42 cm; Arm H. 58 cm;
Message from Seller:

Located in Utrecht, The Netherlands, H. Gallery specializes in modern and contemporary design with a strong focus on Brazil and Scandinavia. The gallery strives to preserve and promote especially Brazil's rich design heritage and curates a select group of contemporary artists. Meticulous research, ie getting in contact with the original designers, producers, their heirs, and retrieving and indexing old catalogues and magazines is at the heart of its activities. All works presented excel in great

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