A stunning, comfortable combination, mid-century modern sofa, daybed made in Norway designed by Edvard Kindt for Gustav Bahus. An exceptional sofa both for its form and quality. This sofa embodies the whimsical fervor of the period, from 1960s. Features two pull-out tables in a teak frame, with a two cushion back and single seat cushion upholstered in a woven fabric, making this sofa just as comfortable as it is beautiful, with amazing form, original upholstery is in fantastic condition no rips or tears, requires minor cleaning, or you can choose to reupholster the sofa, back cushions rest against a single framed teak backrest. The sofa rests on tapered, round legs.
This clever design features teak pull-out tables at each end of the couch that can transform the sofa into a daybed when the two back cushions are placed on them. The tables can also be used without the cushions. Each table extends from 13.5″ the base. The seat of the sofa opens on a hinge, revealing a storage area with a hanging canvas base. The underside of the sofa has the manufacturer’s stamp: ‘Gustav Bahus – Made in Norway’. This time capsule is an absolute treasure of a find for anyone passionate about excellent grade of quality in their collection. A very comfortable piece, having distinctive characteristic of its time, crafted to last many generations and is well cared for, remains young in years. This sofa is rarely offered. It is an investment quality selection, bringing visual interest and pleasure to any modern home for years to come, it remains a stylish piece that will blend seamlessly with any genre of design. The modern design of this cozy sofa can complement any style and will fit into any room where a comfortable seat is needed. An exceptional sofa, both for its form and quality.
Condition Report: Upholstery in good original condition, no tears or rips in fabric, minor fading throughout. Frame is structurally sound, incredibly strong and sturdy, teak is in excellent condition.
Creator: Tove & Edvard Kindt Larsen (Designer) Gustav Bahus (Manufacturer)
Of the Period: Scandinavian Modern, Mid Century Modern
Place of Origin: Norway
Date of Manufacture: 1960s
Period: Mid-20th Century
Materials and Techniques: Teak, Upholstery
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
Measurements: 63″wide x 27 1/2″ deep x 33″ tall x 25″ tall without back cushions (14 1/2″ seat height) tables fully extended on each side 90″ wide