Balzac armchair and ottoman

Matthew Hilton | SCP

An iconic early 90s design with genuine poise and balance. Balzac uses a double saddle-stitch on the arms to create the perfect curve. It is featured in Taschen's 1000 chairs, widely used in advertising and considered by many as the final word in club chairs. A true modern classic. 

Made to order. Lead time 6-8 weeks.

  • Chair: W 85   D 102   H 80 cm
  • Seat height: 43 cm
  • Ottoman: W 72   D 55   H 39 cm

    Lowest frame price, excluding fabric: £2520
    Fabric required: 8m
    Leather required: 10m²

    Utah Russet

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    The iconoclastic Balzac designed by Matthew Hilton is a wonderfully proportioned piece, luxurious in comfort. Essentially the last word in the world of club armchairs and sofas.

    Made from a solid beech frame with multi-density foam and foam/feather cushions.  Upholstered in natural fibres, animal hair and wool with a leather covered seat cushion. American oak legs.

    Sustainable version also available, made from natural materials including jute webbing, natural fibres, hessian straps, animal hair and wool, with a feather cushion.

    Also available as a two and three seat sofa. Made to order in the Norfolk, England.

    This version of the Balzac armchair is upholstered in Sorensen Utah leather. Also available in a wide range of other fabrics and leathers.

    Chair: W 85   D 102   H 80 cm
    Seat height: 43 cm
    Ottoman: W 72   D 55   H 39 cm

    Made to order. Lead time 6-8 weeks.


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