Friday, February 12, 2016

This weeks new vintage furniture stock at Vamp - 12 February 2016

Please contact us on 021 448 2755 or info@vampfurniture.co.za should you have any enquiries or find us at 368c Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town. Thank you.




Beautifully crafted 1960’s Imbuia sideboard by EE Meyer for Binnehuis (South Africa)  
Length – 152cm | Depth – 46cm | Height – 80cm 





1960’s round drop-side solid Imbuia dining table by EE Meyer for Binnehuis (South Africa)
Extended: Diameter – 121cm | Height – 76cm
With sides down: 121cm x 67cm | Height – 76cm




A set of 4 Solid Imbuia dining chairs by EE Meyer for Binnehuis (South Africa) Circa 1960’s
Height of seat – 45.5cm | Height of back – 89cm | Width of chair – 40cm | Depth of chair – 47cm 





A mid-century Kiaat sideboard with triangular handles bearing the manufacturers mark: Nest, Johannesburg. (South Africa)  
Length -  152.5cm | Depth – 46cm | Height – 82cm 





A set of 8 solid Imbuia spindle back chairs (Including 2 carvers) by EE Meyer for Binnehuis (South Africa) Circa 1960’s
Carvers: Height of seat – 45.5cm | Height of back – 90cm| Width of chair – 40cm | Depth of chair – 52cm
Others: Height of seat -45.5cm |   Height of back – 90cm | Width of chair -  53cm | Depth of chair – 50cm

A classic round Imbuia dining table by EE Meyer Cabinet Makers (South Africa) Late 60’s, early 70’s.
Diameter – 152cm | Height – 72cm




A retro Kiaat sideboard with original brass handles.
Length -  158.5cm | Depth – 44.5cm | Height – 82cm


A vintage cane Peacock chair
Height of seat – 45cm | Height of back – 132cm | Width of chair – 82cm| Depth of chair – 54cm 



An apple green wastepaper bin designed by Gino Colombini for Kartell (Italy) and manufactured by Kartell Africa. Good vintage condition with age appropriate scuff marks. Made of durable ABS plastic.
Diameter – 24.5cm | Height – 37.5cm

A bright red ashtray designed by Gino Colombini for Kartell (Italy) and manufactured by Kartell Africa. Good vintage condition with age appropriate scuff marks.  (Take the top off and it becomes an umbrella stand) Made of durable ABS plastic.
Diameter – 24.5cm | Height – 61cm

A white Kartell Componibili round stacking cupboard on castors. Designed in 1969 by Anna Castelli Ferrieri for Kartell. Made in Italy of durable ABS plastic. Please note:  the plastic has discoloured to an off white colour, the most noticeable part, the top where a pot plant or something must have stood, leaving a lighter circle.
Diameter – 41.5cm | Height -  64cm



A mid-century solid Imbuia wood and metal wall unit by EE Meyer for Binnehuis.  It has 2 cabinets, and four open shelves, all are adjustable and can be re-arranged
Length – 190cm | Depth – 40cm | Height – 193cm  





A mid-century couch manufactured for Simpla-Lux Holland. Circa 1960’s. Excellent condition with original orange wool cushions
Height of seat – 40cm | Height of back – 79cm | Length of couch – 168cm | Depth of couch – 71cm 




A pair of original lowback Siesta chairs with armrests upholstered in a tan/grey leather. Very good vintage condition and incredibly comfortable! Designed by Ingmar Relling for Westnofa, Norway. Circa 1965.
Height of seat – 46cm | Height of back – 82cm | Width of chair – 65cm | Depth of chair – 67cm

About the Designer:
The iconic Norwegian designer Ingmar Anton Relling (1920 - 2002) was born in Sikkvlven, Norway. From the age of 16 he worked at the Vestlandske Mobelfabrikk AS. Seven years later he started his studies in Interior Architecture and Furniture Design at Oslo's SKHS (Statens Håndverks- og Kunstindustriskole)
After finishing his studies in 1947 he worked in the drawing offices of Rastad & Relling AS before setting up his own studio in 1950. For several years he concentrated on interior architecture and worked on churches, libraries and a hotel, but from 1960 Relling dedicated himself entirely to furniture design. In doing this he became Norway's most famous and recognised furniture designer as well as one of the greatest contributors to the concept 'Scandinavian Design'.
Relling attained international acclaim with his SIESTA chair. The series represented new thinking in terms of both construction and form. 








A fabulous pair of original Falcon Chairs. Designed by Siggurd Resell in Norway in 1974 for Vatne Møbler. A moulded wood frame and original upholstery, worn in some places and missing a short leather strap on one. All can very easily be fixed with a new upholstery job. Both chairs bear the original manufacturers mark. These chairs are super, super comfortable!
Height of seat – 48cm | Height of back – 100cm | Size of seat – 66cm x 41cm | Width of chair – 78cm | Depth of chair – 82cm

About the Designer:
Sigurd Resell was born in Norway in 1920. Resell, started his career when a drawing for a competition was praised by Niels Vodder, a master furniture maker who created many fine works together with Finn Juhl. 
Later, a prototype was made from the drawing. In 1958, his SR 600 won an award at Copenhagen Cabinetmaker’s Guild Exhibitions for craftsmen in Denmark. One of Resell’s representative works, the Falcon Chair, produced by Vatne, a Norwegian furniture manufacturer, has been a long-selling item in Europe for over 40 years.





A pair of mid-century model 369 chairs designed in 1956 by Rolf Grunow for Walter Knoll, Germany.
Height of Seat – 38cm | Height of back – 89cm| Width of chair- 73cm | Depth of chair – 69cm
(The black and white photo is of the bucket seat 369 at the Hilton Hotel in Berlin – still one of today‘s modern classics)


Siesta highback chair in brown leather designed by Ingmar Relling for Westnofa, Norway, 1965. This chair is incredibly comfortable to sit in!
Height of Seat – 42cm | Height of back – 98cm | Width of chair- 64cm | Depth of chair – 80cm 

About the Designer:
See above under low back Siesta chairs 




A laminated Birch plywood Pernilla chair, designed by Bruno Mathsson in 1944. This one manufactured by Dux from 1969. The structure of the chair is in good condition and the original (well worn) fabric still covers the chair. There is a leather loop missing which fixes the armrest onto the wooden arm. This can easily be recitified with a new upholstery job should you wish.
Height of Seat – 37cm | Height of back – 97cm | Width of chair- 85cm | Depth of chair – 90cm

About the Designer:
Bruno Mathsson (1907 – 1988) was born in Sweden and was an internationally recognized designer and architect and the fifth generation in a family of master cabinet makers. He was an advocate of simplicity, beauty and elegance in form, which also applied to the furniture he designed. Mathsson's furniture was innovative in technique as well as design, his production methods included the bending of laminated wood. Although his designs are from the 30s and 40s, his furniture is among the classic furniture of our time.



A teak mid-century sideboard. Beautifully crafted bearing the makers mark Made in Denmark by Jensen + Rasnov, Horsens. Circa 1960.
Length – 200cm | Depth – 45cm| Height – 75.5cm 



 This orange aluminium Turbo pendant designed by Louis Weisdorf in 1965 was first issued by Lyfa in 1967and relaunched by Gubi in 2013. This is one of the originals from Lyfa, bearing that mark. The inspiration for the lamp is the lightness of the Japanese rice paper lamp but in a more durable and sturdy version. All surfaces are powder coated.
Diameter – 36cm |Height – 32cm

About the Designer:
Louis Weisdorf (born 1939) graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture in 1954.Weisdorf was active in graphic, interior and industrial design, working with Verner Panton, Poul Henningsen and Le Klint.





Modern Red and Blue drop pendants designed by Henrik Pedersen for BoConcept, Denmark. Circa 2000’s
Diameter – 40cm | Height – 45cm


A brass coloured aluminium Medio pendant lamp, designed by Jo Hammerborg in 1966 for Fog and Morup
Diameter – 32cm | Height – 17cm

About the Designer:
Johannes (Jo) Hammerborg (1920 – 1981) Born in Denmark, Hammerborg studied at Copenhagens Kunstakademiet, the prestigious Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Therafter he worked as a silversmith for 8 years and in 1957 became head of design at Fog and Morup. Hammerborg was a prolific designer, personally creating about 100 lamps for which he was awarded numerous prizes. 



A set of 6 laminated plywood chairs designed in the 50’s by Hvidt & Molgaard for Fritz Hansen
Height of seat – 45cm | Height of back – 80cm | Width – 46cm | Depth – 45cm

About the designers:
Orla Molgaard-Nielsen (1907–1993) was a Danish architect and furniture designer. After training at the Aalborg Technical School and at the Art and Crafts School of the Design Museum in Copenhagen, Molgaard-Nielsen studied furniture design under Kaare Klint at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. From 1944, his work was mainly carried out in partnership with Peter Hvidt, who also trained as an architect at the School of Applied Arts in Copenhagen in 1940. 
Hvidt & Molgaard's pioneering sets of furniture were based on a laminating technique and produced by furniture maker Fritz Hansen. The chairs were specially designed for export, economising on space and packaging requirements for transportation. 

Did you know that as well as restoring mid-century and vintage furniture we also manufacture a range of mid-century inspired furniture. You can find these in our shop at 368c Albert Road, Woodstock or right here.