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Sigvard Bernadotte suite model FD132 in brandy leather

Sigvard Bernadotte suite model FD132 in brandy leather

Fully restored 2 seat and matching chairs with swivel backs designed 1953 by sigvard BernadotteLove seat sofa with 2 matching chairs model 132 produced by France & Daverkosen 1953
The only design sofa and chair by Sigvard Bernadotte, the 2nd son of King Gustav VI adolf of SwedenPivot ball joints of the back supports allows for formal or reclined seating.All new foamed seats upholstered in brandy colour leather
Original 1953 beech frames with dark finish varnish. Produced by France & DaverkosenSwivel back fitted to frame with ball joints and a feature that was awared International design Award 1953 by American institute of interior DesignersThe classic Model 132 armchair with dark finish beech frame and brandy colour leather
Sigvard Bernadotte suite model FD132 in brandy leather
A stunning and rare early 1950s suite comprising 2 seat and matching armchair with swivel backs and new brandy leather upholstery.

The set comprises of beech frames which have been refinished to match the original 1953 dark finish and all the seats & backs upholstered with beautiful cognac coloour leather making the seat as it would have been in 1953 when it was new.

The frames of he sofa and chairs have the signature France & Daverkosen featuer of easy to dismantle knock-down fittings allows it to be flat packed for worldwide shipping.

The comfort of the chairs and sofa are a combination of the swivel backs which allow you to sit formal and upright or slightly relaxed and leaning back. This is down to the backs being fitted with pivot ball joints.

Design. Sigvard Bernadotte
Producer. France & Daverkosen
Model FD132
Year of design 1953
Source: France & Son, Page 100

Nb! Sigvard Bernadotte was quite the design scoop for France & Daverkosen as he was the 2nd son of King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden and brother of Queen Ingrid of Denmark.
The model 132 chair and sofa are the only designs he did for France & Daverkosen and it received international fame in 1953 when the American institue of Interior designers awarded the model 132 the International design Award and it was used to furnish the luxurious Carlton Tower hotel in London

Sofa width. 45 inch / 115cm
Chair width 24 inch / 61cm

Depth 24 inch / 61 cm
Height 32 inch / 82 cm

Seat height 19 inch / 48cm
Seat depth 19 inch / 48cm

Based on rarity and condition.

REF S1918
Price: 6,549.00(7,400.37)

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