An eye-catching set of a 3-seater sofa and 2 easy chairs designed by Theo Ruth and manufactured by Artifort in the Netherlands around 1950.
Thess elegant pieces have beautiful quality, gently curved birch wooden frames with an interlocking structure and lovely light brown colour. The large rounded seat and backs gives them a very nice modern style and makes it a beautiful cohesive set. A highly recognizable set by Dutch designer Theo Ruth with an impressive seating comfort. It seamlessly fits in many different decors and will make a wonderful warm addition to the atmosphere.
Sofa sizes: W. 158 x D. 75 x H. 71 (SH. 34) cm
Chairs sizes: W. 66 x D. 75 x H. 71 (SH. 34) cm
Newly upholstered in fantastic quality white bouclé fabric!
The set remains in very good vintage condition with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.
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Theo Ruth can be considered the Pioneer of Artifort’s design traditions. After studying to be a furniture and interior designer in the Dutch city maastricht, he started working for Wagemans & Van Tuinen in 1936. First as a furniture maker and in 1939 he became head of the design- and manufacturing department. Ruth was Artifort’s first permanent designer. He was well-known for his cutting edge designs for mainly living rooms. His most famous chairs are the Congo (1952) and Penguin chair. He also inspired a lot of other designers at Artifort. Theo Ruth died in 1971, but his designs are still famous around the world as one of the highlights of Dutch design.