1960s Carver Chairs By Svegards Markargd

1960s Carver Chairs By Svegards Markargd


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A pair of beautifully restored Svegards Markargd Carver Dining Chairs made from Asian Rosewood. They have been newly upholstered in an eye-catching mustard yellow woollen fabric that echoes the classic yellow and orange hues of mid-century modern design.

Mid Century Modern. Designed by Svedgards Markargd, a popular Swedish furniture brand that produced high quality furniture during the 1950's and 60's. Although it is relatively easy to buy Markargd dining chairs online, the carver chairs are much rarer. An experienced professional upholsterer has restored this pair of carver chairs and re-upholstered them in a rich mustard yellow fabric that accentuates the clean lines of the woodwork.

Asian Rosewood, fabric (92% wool, 8% nylon), foam, plywood board.

Excellent: fully restored in 2018.

Width – 50cm; Depth – 48cm; Full height – 96cm; Height of seat from base – 47.5cm.

These chairs were bought in a specialist mid century auction in Belgium. The rosewood on one of the chairs was slightly sun-damaged but thanks to a local woodwork restorer in Bristol, they have regained their rich natural colour. They were originally upholstered in a beige tweed fabric that was worn and stained but now look stunning.

The chair frames are made from Asian Rosewood. This is an alternative to Brazilian Rosewood, which is regarded as the highest quality rosewood. However, Asian Rosewood became more common amongst furniture designers when Brazilian Rosewood became hard to source legally. The quality of Asian Rosewood is still very good. It’s hard to distinguish the difference in appearance but Asian Rosewood isn’t as heavy as Brazilian Rosewood.
The new fabric is from a British company, BUTE. This company specialises in high quality woollen and woollen-mix upholstery fabrics in a wide range of weaves and colours. This fabric is: ELGIN – Sun – CF667/ 8178. It has a Martindale Rub Test of 100,000 (the minimum for general domestic upholstery is 20,000), so is very durable. It has passed the Crib 5 Test for fire retardancy.

Width: 50.0 cm
Height: 96.0 cm
Depth: 48.0 cm
Other: Height of seat from base – 47.5cm

Estimated Price: £50.00 - £80.00
Estimated Time: Less than one week

The delivery time depends on where the buyer is located. But we aim to deliver within 1 week using a reliable courier known to us. The courier will liaise directly with the buyer to arrange a delivery time slot.

Can be collected from Bristol, BS6
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Condition: Refurbished

Wear Condition: Excellent

Designer: Svegards Markargd

Brand/Manufacturer: Svegards Markargd

Date of Manufacture: 1960s

Place of Origin: Sweden

Material: Asian Rosewood, woollen-mix fabric, foam, plywood board

Period: Mid 20th Century

Listed by: Erica_2d4e
SKU: 27632325

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