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
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
RATED 5/5 FOR INVESTMENT
Based on rarity and condition.