Kai Kristiansen #42 Dining Chairs

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Stunning Kai Kristiansen #42 dining chairs. Also called the "Flap back" or "Z"  dining chair. Designed in 1956 by Kai Kristiansen the Model 42 chair offers a pivoting backrest which adapts to your own seating position, offering an added level of comfort.  The back legs extend to form the arm rest and back support in an pointed angular style, a unique and stylish side view defines the design concept. 
Completely restored, the Kai #42 chairs have a fabulous angular shape. The tapered legs and richly grained teak create a striking form. With tilting backs and generously padded seats these chairs are also designed for optimum comfort. Carefully re-polished, these chairs are in great condition. The solid teak has no flaws; all joints are sound. Wonderful and rare; these are sought after by all mid century enthusiasts world wide. 
Versatile, the Kai Kristiansen Model #42 can easily be used as armchairs in a living room or in a dining room for fabulous meals. Add 2 as head of table chairs with any other mid century dining chair. Also perfect for a stylish office or waiting room.

Additional of note:

  • Priced individually, sold as pairs
Total Chair  Seat
Height 29" 18"
Width 20.75" 17"
Depth  21" 17"


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Priced individually and sold as pairs. 


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