Jan des Bouvrie Armchair Pair

Purchased in the Netherlands this Jan des Bouvrie armchair pair have sweeping chrome frames and pale grey leather upholstery. For sale as a pair.

Often referred to as the godfather of Dutch design, multi award winning and flamboyant Dutch architect / Interior Designer Jan des Bouvrie created furniture pieces for Gelderland Netherlands during the 1970s.

Fabrication: Pale grey leather, well worn but with no tears so can be re-dyed [ we can arrange this ] .The chrome frames are still shiny and bright with only tiny rust spots.

DC Stylist: References early dutch steam ship furniture.

DC Collector: These are from the 301 series designed in 1977 exhibited recently [click here]

Today Gelderland continues to produce its ‘furniture for generations’ including an updated version of the 301, the 601 ‘Mr Oberman’ which retails for 1,910 Euros [AUD$2,940] .

DC Insider: These chairs are generously proportioned and high in comfort factor. They arrived with the owners from the Netherlands and are most likely the only ones in Australia.


  • Dimensions: H86cm W68cm D80cm
  • Condition: 2/5


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