Theo Ruth Sofa model “115” for Artifort, Netherlands 1950


Product Code: m26124

Dimensions: 132 × 72 × 78 cm (W x D x H)

Seating height: 42

In stock: 1

Condition: good, vintage

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Price: € 3000
2205 4 (163) m26124 1950s 2-Seater sofa on birch wooden base, model 115 Theo Ruth Artifort, Netherlands
2205 4 (163) m26124 1950s 2-Seater sofa on birch wooden base, model 115 Theo Ruth Artifort, Netherlands
2205 4 (163) m26124 1950s 2-Seater sofa on birch wooden base, model 115 Theo Ruth Artifort, Netherlands
2205 4 (163) m26124 1950s 2-Seater sofa on birch wooden base, model 115 Theo Ruth Artifort, Netherlands
2205 4 (163) m26124 1950s 2-Seater sofa on birch wooden base, model 115 Theo Ruth Artifort, Netherlands
2205 4 (163) m26124 1950s 2-Seater sofa on birch wooden base, model 115 Theo Ruth Artifort, Netherlands
2205 4 (163) m26124 1950s 2-Seater sofa on birch wooden base, model 115 Theo Ruth Artifort, Netherlands
2205 4 (163) m26124 1950s 2-Seater sofa on birch wooden base, model 115 Theo Ruth Artifort, Netherlands
2205 4 (163) m26124 1950s 2-Seater sofa on birch wooden base, model 115 Theo Ruth Artifort, Netherlands

An eye-catching sofa designed by Theo Ruth and manufactured by Artifort in the Netherlands around 1950.

This elegant piece has a birch wooden base with a nice curved shape. The large rounded seat gives it a very nice modern style. A highly recognizable piece 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.

The sofa remains in good vintage condition with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.

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.





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