Yrjö Kukkapuro for Haimi "Junior" Chair, Finland, circa 1960Automaton Vintage Furnishings
Cool and very collectible swiveling chair by Yrjo¨ Kukkapuro for Haimi, made in Finland, circa 1964. While named "Junior" it is still a full size chair.
This Space Age design features patinated black leather over white fiberglass shell. The original leather upholstery has developed an admirable patina. These traces of age and use bring more vibrancy to the leather, giving this piece a highly desirable lightly distressed look. The original Haimi manufacturer's label can be found under the seat on the fiberglass.
This eye catching lounge chair would be a great addition to a Classic or contemporary living room, den, family room, man (or woman!) cave, screening room, office or bedroom. It would also be an Apt choice and drum up some attention in a corporate, retail or hospitality location such as a boutique hotel lobby, cocktail bar, members club, workspace studio, executive office or in a luxe clothing emporium.
Measurements: 32" H x 29" W x 31" D
Seat height 16"
Seat depth 18.25"
Very good vintage condition. Original black leather upholstery that features an admirable patina. These traces of age and use bring more vibrancy to the leather. Leather areas in the armrests have been reinforced by a professional.