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Paulin Oyster in grey and red for Artifort

Paulin Oyster lounge chair, Artifort 1960s

The listed Paulin Oyster, with its nickel-plated frame and almost floating shell, is an example we made for a client. We have 1 other original, nickle plated froma in stock (from this original series) which we can re-upholster in a fabric of choice. The listed item was completely re-upholstered in a thick quality red and grey melange furniture fabric (Nevada by De Ploeg). The item has a great comfort, and relax seating. Eye-catching by design.

Pierre Paulin exhibited this voluptuous, sculptural lounge chair at the World Fair Expo Brussels in 1958. This modernist piece immediately attracted the attention of Dutch Industrial designer Kho Liang Ie who worked as Creative director for Dutch furniture manufacturer Artifort. The sculptural chair (model Oyster catalogue no.157 ) became an iconic collection piece and was in collection from 1959-1979.

Size: W 90 x D 80 x H 88 cm, Seat height: H 36 cm
Quantity: 1
Condition:  re-upholstered

EUR 2.450,- as listed (In Nevada fabric)
EUR 2.200,- in Ploegwool fabric

DUTCH / NEDERLANDS: Pierre Paulin exposeerde deze grote Oyster fauteuil op de Wereld Tentoonstelling van Brussel (Expo) in 1958. Dit moderne en grote item trok meteen de aandacht van Kho Liang Ie, die op dat moment als Creatief Directeur van Artifort werkte. Paulin werd direct aangetrokken als ontwerper bij Artifort en ook de Oyster werd direct in de collectie van Artifort opgenomen, 1959-1979.

De afgebeelde fauteuil is een voorbeeld van een fauteuil die we voor een klant hebben gestoffeerd. We hebben nog 1 originele, vroege editie, vernikkeld frame in voorraad die we naar wens kunnen stofferen. 

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