80s HABITAT Cane Folding Chairs with Bentwood Backrest

$355.11

A Vintage Pair of Beech and Cane Folding Chairs with Bentwood Backrest
Circa 70s/80s for British Manufacturer “Habitat”

This is a well known timeless classic design for Habitat in England.
Folding structures are made of beech wood and seatings made of rattan canning, the backrests have a wonderful bentwood design.
Folding mechanisms work as designed and both chairs are in overall very good original, vintage condition, some light marks and signs of previous usage as well as patina of time are shown on the structures, backrests and folding seats as photographed. No holes or tears on the seatings but some light sagging on one more than the other.

This pair of chairs would look great outdoors, up on a balcony or patio, useful as emergency chairs as they are easily folded away and stored when not needed, although I would advise some protection of the chairs throughout the unpredictable British Summertime! ( bring them in when it rains, which it will!).

Pieces have been cleaned, oiled and waxed with respect to their original condition.

Approximate Measurements
Seat height 46 cm
Height of back when open 82 cm
Width 46 cm
Depth 46 cm
Height when closed 90 cm x Depth of 9 cm

Additional Information researched on these items :

Manufacturer Habitat, the labels are still attached on both chairs.

Design Period 1970 to 1979

Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

Identifying Marks The style of the design is reminiscent of the designer and/or manufacturer

Style Vintage, Mid-Century, Minimalist, Modernist, Retro

Detailed Condition Very Good — This vintage/antique item has no defects, but it may show slight traces of use.

Restoration and Damage Details
Light wear consistent with age and use, Patina consistent with age and use, Surface has been polished, Cleaned, Oiled,

Materials Beech, Rattan, Cane

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