A sophisticated 1950s “Viscount” armchair designed by American architect Dan Johnson and manufactured by Kodawood Furniture. Features modern styling with a distinct beautiful design and sculpture curved solid frame. The seat, and backrest is in original leatherette upholstery, lending comfort. The contrast of the cream upholstery and the birch wood frame is stunning, and the slender wrap-around brass rod that forms the arms adds such a touch of timeless elegance. The tapered dowel legs and floating seat provides comfort and support. Makers label (Kodawood Furniture) on underside of chair. Produced and distributed by Selig and Kodawood in the US. Like Johnson’s famous Gazelle chair, this design is elegant and light. Tapering dowel legs and floating seat panels are bound together by a slender wrap-around brass rod that forms the arms and supports the backrest. Classic mid-century modern styling with sturdy, solid construction. This chair would be beautiful in an entranceway or provide an element of unique elegance in a living room, bedroom or office. Great for a small space…sure to make a big impression!
Condition Report: Exhibit little signs of wear, overall gorgeous surface condition, gently used with minor wear, chair is sturdy and comfortable.
Makers Label: Kodawood Furniture, Miami, FL
Designer: Dan Johnson
Manufacturer: Kodawood Furniture, Miami, FL
Of the Period: Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin: USA
Date of Manufacture: Circa 1950s
Materials and Techniques: Birch, Brass and leatherette
Wear: Consistent with age and use
Measurements: 22” W x 18” D x 28” H; Seat Height 17.0 “