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Pair Of Vintage Cream And Brown East German Cocktail Chairs Circa 1975 (A16/11)

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Seller: barrie5757 (702) 100%, Location: cambridge, Ships to: GB, Item: 262640473329 For sale here is this great pair of vintage East German Bartholomew style cocktail chairs. Circa 1975/80 DESCRIPTION,This pair of armchairs were made in East Germany some time in the 1970s we bought them in Leipzig last month. They are in very good condition and they are very comfortable too. This stylish looking pair of chairs are typical of the style and design from this post-war East German era of the mid 1950s. but these ones are later ones, it was common in East Germany to use designs from earlier decades. The term "Bartholomew" refers to the shape of the back where it flares outwards from the seat to the top. Another nice design feature is the Barcelona leg, slim and tapering they splay outwards, a simple thing but they help to lift and lighten the feel of the chair as well as being designed to be stronger than a straight leg. This style of chair "Bartholomew Cocktail" are very fashionable at the moment, chairs from this period like these have become something of a style icon. so much so they are being reproduced more than any other style at the moment. The other striking thing about them is the fabric, which is all original and again typical of the patterns and colours used in the mid 1970's. They are posted in the same fabric but have used to slightly different colours this was quite common practice but then one I would describe as a wheat colour and the other one as just a cream with a brown vinyl back and sides.As they are at the moment, they are in original condition they have not been restored in any way. CONDITION.The frames are very strong and sturdy and there is no damage to the main structure of the chairs, no woodworm, no wobbly legs. All of the wood is in good condition. Overall they are in very good condition, the upholstery is clean. The fabric is in very good condition the colour not faded. I would say that the photos are a good representation of the colour. They are in ok shape but could be recovered in a more contemporary fabric if they were done then in a London mid century shop would be £900-£1200. I know that because I supply a lot of them So here is your chance to buy a pair of great chairs at a trade price. Dimensions (approx)Height -75cmwidth- 65cmDepth- 75cmSeat height - 43cm Delivery.The best thing to do about delivery/collection is to call us first on 07941 314950 "Barrie"We are in Leicester but my warehouse is in Cambridge and are very happy for the buyer to collect, alternatively we can deliver to within a 70 mile radius of either for approximately £70. ORFor the south you can try Graham at Kiwi couriers on; 07976 272532. He is an independent eBay furniture courier who we can highly recommend.or For the north you can try Paul on 07760 255392. He too is an independent eBay furniture courier who we can highly recommend(approx £60) If you have any questions about this or any other item please do not hesitate to call on (07941) 314950. Product Type: Bartholomew cocktail chairs, Original/Reproduction: Original, Age: Post-1950, Material: Beech, CustomTag_0: DELIVERY £60 7-21 DAYS OR YOU COLLECT

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