20th CENTURY DE SEDE SUEDE AND FELT "CATERPILLAR" SOFA, SWITZERLAND
A de Sede DS-600 segmented "caterpillar" sofa, 1970's, brown suede and felt, in two sections, with rounded back supports and arms, the fourteen segmented seats and backs each joined by a zipped mechanism. Provenance: by repute purchased from Oscar Woollens, London.
De Sede has its origins in a saddlery, which was founded in 1962 by the saddler Ernst Lüthy in Klingnau. His team specialized in leather furniture, made by hand. In 1965, the family business was transformed into a public limited company, de Sede AG. Designers of international stature were brought in to create the furniture and other production facilities opened, an international sales network was established. Through acquisition and innovative ideas, the brand became world famous.
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In Good Condition - wear and tear as expected, slight variation in colour mainly around the arms and some of the back cushions (slight/minor). Seating comfortable.
Seat Height: 40cm