Kai Kristiansen #42 Dining Chairs

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 an office or waiting room.


Total Chair  Seat
Height 29" 18"
Width 20.75" 17"
Depth  21" 17"

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  • In excellent condition with extremely minor age appropriate wear to the wood. Brand new soy based foam and new black leatherette upholstery.



H = 29" H Seat = 17”
W = 21"
D = 17"

Priced individually and sold in pairs. 

Blanket wrap or white glove delivery is available to every major Canadian city.