Sigurd Ressell Style: Falcon Chair with Metal Frame

Inspired By: Sigurd Ressell Falcon Chair

Base Price: $2,070.00
Price as Configured: $2,070.00
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  • Premium Leather Choices:
    L201- Porcelain White L203- Alpine White L213- Buff Tan L215- Sandstone L219- Driftwood Tan L224- Terra Brown L227- Golden Tan L229- Taupe L231- Saddle Brown L235- Espresso Brown L237- Navy Blue L239- Cloud Gray L244- Premium Black L247- Premium Red
    Distressed Leather Choices:
    L523- Harvest Tan L531- Clay Brown L535- Rich Brown L551- Olive Green
     
Item No.: MC-7701

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Key Features:
  • Chair Dimensions: 34w x 35d x 42h
  • Mid-Century Modern Style
  • Stainless Steel Base
  • High Resilient Multi-Density Foam
  • Choice of Leather Colors
In 1968, Sigurd Ressell became the chief designer for Norwegian furniture company Vatne, and his seminal Falcon Chair (1970) soon followed. Originally, the hammock-like chair was produced with a chrome frame, but was redesigned with a lighter laminated base in 1974 for easier distribution. This is a wonderful addition to any art deco home, or the modern contemporary home.

Our Falcon Chair was inspired by the original steel frame version with some important distinctions. First, we use 12mm #304 Stainless Steel flat bar that has been polished to a mirror-like like finish. We use heavy canvas for the hammock effect. Italian Leather and a combination of foam and feathers are in each cushion. Finally, we increased the back seat height to provide comfort for tall people, so they can sit back and relax in style. True to the original, this chair does not recline further or swivel. We also make a wood version of this chair, see product number MC-7710 for this item.

Dimensions:
Overall: 34w x 35d x 42h
Seat Interior: 25.5w x 17d
Seat Height: 20h
Weight: 85lbs

Modern Classics Furniture offers two levels of premium Top-Grain Italian Leathers for this product (Smooth and Distressed). These leathers feature:
  • Top-grain Italian leather from Grade A hides
  • Semi aniline-dyed (standard) and 100% aniline-dyed (premium)
  • Made at Italian tanneries and sent to our factory
  • Have a UV and Moisture Guard built into the non-toxic vegetable dyes
  • Are not split hides or bonded leather
We are happy to mail you a physical piece of leather so you can hold it in your hands.


Our Smooth Premium leathers are top-grain, aniline-dyed, have a soft feel to them and most of the hides natural grain patterns are retained. Our Distressed Leathers (denoted with the prefix L5) are also top-grain, aniline-dyed but have a distressed look to them. L5 leathers will show rubbings and have a more waxy feel. All our leathers are considered equally durable and are ideal for home or commercial use. To read more about leather, read our A Guide to Understanding Upholstery Leather: A Primer.

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Smooth Leathers (Premium -Top Grain)

Distressed Leathers (Premium - Top Grain)



Date: 6/11/2024 10:43:32 AM