These beautiful Mid century dining chairs with black vinyl seat pads we think were designed and manufactured by Greaves and Thomas during the 1960s. The chairs exhibit a strong Scandinavian influence and have seat pads in stylish black vinyl that complements the teak wood just perfectly.
Greaves & Thomas was a London based company with a history dating back to the early 1900’s. In the early years the company specialised in lounge furniture and upholstery. By the mid 20th century the company was producing a range of high end contemporary furniture – including sideboards, armchairs and even bedroom mirrors.
By the mid 1950’s and 60’s Greaves & Thomas, like many other British companies, hired trained designers to create contemporary furniture. Walter Cornell designed many pieces for the company during this time, his work featured clean lines and a Danish influence. In 1967 Greaves & Thomas was purchased by Schreiber to add quality and prestige to their furniture offering.
The seat pads are in super condition and are probably the original. We have cleaned and degreased the chairs and have lightly sanded the frame, re oiled and polished. There is some wear and tear to the chairs but only what you might expect from age and usage. Please take time to look at our photos as they form an important part of the description, always happy to answer any questions just message us!
Depth 43 cm
Seat height 44 cm
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