2e Goudsbloemdwarsstraat 5b Amsterdam 1015 JX Netherlands 31621126769
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1960s Rare “070” Sofa by Kho Liang Ie for Artifort, Netherlands

Documentation Signed
Origin Netherlands
Period 1950-1979
Materials Metal, Fabric Upholstery.
W. 28.74 in; H. 28.35 in; D. 106.3 in;
W. 73 cm; H. 72 cm; D. 270 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date 1960's
Description In stock: 1

Amazing sofa with integrated coffee table designed by Kho Liang Ie, manufactured by Artifort in the Netherlands, circa 1960.

This eye-catching piece has a high quality square black metal base. The sofa part has a beautiful cream / beige colored fabric upholstery and is very comfortable. It has an integrated coffee table with a high quality marble top, a very rare edition of this sofa! The use of shape and material for this sofa give it a truly stunning appearance that would give any interior a true sense of luxury.

In good original condition with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.

Born in 1927 in Magelang, Indonesia, of Chinese Parents, Kho Liang Ie came to the Netherlands in about 1949 where he trained as an interior designer and designer at the Rietveld Academy. In 1958, he was appointed aesthetic consultant and designer at Artifort. His contribution shifted Artifort’s focus to the top of the international market. Kho Liang Ie attracted foreign designers such as Pierre Paulin and Geoffrey Harcourt, which has made his influence noticeable right up to the present day. As an interior designer, Kho Liang Ie made his name with his design for Schiphol Airport in the nineteen-sixties. His work reflects purity, warmth and freedom. Kho Liang Ie died on 1st January 1975.
Literature: Artifort.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 277462
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