Incredible Female Tiki chair attributed to Witco with its iconic chainsaw carved pair of Tiki females and the original sky-blue velvet upholstery. This chair is in awesome vintage condition. The paint and stain are bold and bright, and the upholstery is perfect. The nose on the female on the right as you look at the chair may be missing the very tip, but we cant tell if it was from the beginning or not. This Female Tiki Chair attributed to Witco and designed by William Westenhaver is sure to be the center of attraction in any room.It is such a wonderful piece of art it could be displayed as such. Comprised of two female Tiki figures with their backs together facing outward at an angle to form the back of the chair which reaches to the floor. The seat is attached at just the right spot to form a lap for you to be seated and the front leg is a Tiki mask face.
These Witco pieces were individually chainsaw carved out of red cedar. The finish is a dark walnut stain and the details enhanced with bright coloration. This chair is in exceptionally good condition with the colors still bright and beautiful and the sky-blue velvet upholstery perfect.
In our research we discovered an online photo of this chair depicted in a 1968 Witco catalog along with other photos of this style Witco chair being used in famous Tiki Bars and Lounges around the US when Tiki style took the world by storm, and Elvis decorated his famed Jungle Room at Graceland with Tiki furniture and décor from Witco. At the request of his cousin, Bob Post, William Westenhaver joined Witco, originally Western International Trading Company, in 1957 and in 1977 Witco closed its doors for the last time; but, not without leaving a unique and indelible mark on mid-20. You need to make this rare and wonderful sculptural chair your own!Inside Seat Width 20 Inches. Inside Seat Depth 20 Inches. Inside Back Height 42 Inches. Weight 54.6 Pounds Each.
Please send zip code for a quote to your area. The item "Witco Female Tiki Chair Carved Tiki Females Mid Century Blue Velvet Upholstery" is in sale since Saturday, August 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Vintage, Retro, Mid-Century\1960s".The seller is "cgranddesign" and is located in Topeka, Kansas. This item can be shipped to United States.