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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

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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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    Made in Norfolk, England

    SCP Upholstery

    SCP Upholstery - Defined by quality, longevity and sustainability.

    Since our very first upholstery design in 1991, we have been refining our manufacturing skills, improving the materials that go into the pieces and working ever closer with our designers. The result is a quality of product that we are exceptionally proud of, a product that we offer a lifetime guarantee on, and a product that we believe can improve any environment.

    • Developed with industry leading designers
    • Made by highly-experienced upholsterers
    • Constructed with sustainable and hardwearing materials
    • Lifetime guarantee on all frames

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    Order Process
    Once you have placed your order, you will be sent a sample of the fabric selected. Once you have received the sample, please contact us to confirm that you’re happy to proceed with your order. The lead time will begin from your order confirmation.

    UK & EU Delivery
    Orders over £1,500 are delivered free of charge. Delivery charges for orders under £1,500 are calculated at checkout.

    Upholstery orders for the UK are delivered by our two-man team at an agreed time.

    EU Delivery
    Delivery charges are calculated at checkout.

    ROW Delivery
    Contact our store for all orders outside of the UK & EU.

    Click & Collect
    Choose the click and collect option in the check-out process to collect from our Curtain Road store free of charge.