Mid Century Modern Basculant Sling Chair

The 'Basculant Chair' is based on the 18th Century wooden version which was originally foldable and used on picnics in the Colonial days. The inspired chair is a study in beauty, form and function. Its adjustable back and deep, sloping chair cushion let you choose the perfect angle of comfort. A minimalist frame of stainless steel supports the seat and back, adding elegance and classic lines to the piece. 



Reproducing the Modernist Icon

In recreating the Basculant Sling Chair no dimension detail was overlooked. Like the original, this quality reproduction uses materials designed to exceed the structure demands of long term daily use. Materials such as the 3mm thick Stainless steel frame, 3mm thick pure Saddle leather and high strength load bearing seat platform cross straps. 


In 1928 the Sling Chair design was conceived by stripping away all preconcieved notions of what an occasional chair should be. Originally designed for an office setting, the clean lines and comfortable timeless appeal ushered its use into residential settings. Remarkably comfortable and ergonomic in design, the chair provides a pitched backwards seating angle and pivot adjusting back that customizes itself to your personal seating form.  

Product Design Features

  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern LC1 Basculent Sling Chair
  • Frame
    Polished stainless steel 3mm thick bent tubular frame
  • Construction Detail
    Saddle Grade Nylon Thread used on all stitching provides durability and original design accuracy
  • Seat Platform
    High strength reinforced load bearing seat platform cross straps.
  • Leather Type
    3mm thick saddle grade leather
  • Seating Style
    Angle pitched for long use seating comfort
  • Leather Stitch Edge Type
    Cross Edge Stitch
  • Feature
    Ergonomic swivel self pitch adjusting  back
  • Chair Dimensions
    26 3/4″ Height x  25″ Depth x 23 1/2″ Width
  • Feature
    Comes standard with floor protection caps on legs
  • Feature
    Crafted by hand frame to upholstery
  • Warranty
    3 year limited warranty


Genuine Saddle Leather


The term “Saddle Leather” is derived from the 18th century saddle manufacturing industry. Saddle leather represents a thicker stiffer surface material than the leather that would be used in typical furniture upholstery. Saddle leather is capable of holding its form. Similar to the concept of a drum skin,  Saddle leather offers both seating comfort and load bearing qualities when tensioned between two surfaces. 



100% 3MM Thick Durable Saddle Leather

Saddle leather derives its name from the the saddle industry where a thicker leather version was needed to create a durable surface for the rugged use of horse saddles. This leather type is ideal for applications where load bearing weight is distributed across the surface. Saddle leather is thicker, often 2-3mm in thickness. Saddle leather is capable of spanning two solid structures and supporting seating weight comfortably for extended periods.  







Choco Brown


Cream White




This series is upholstered in premium Top Grain Aniline European leather. This is a significant upgrade in leather options. Top Grain is the actual surface of the cowhide. While no one knows the actual number, a small percentage of furniture sold today is upholstered in Premium Top Grain Aniline leather. Some claim as low as 5%. Aniline dying describes one of the two processes in which color is applied to the leather with the dye penetrating the leather and extending beyond the surface, into the leather itself. For modern furniture requiring a clean aesthetic, Top Grain Aniline Leather is both “liquid vat” (deep penetrating) and surface dyed to achieve the main color selection and to conceal uneven tones and blemishes in the hide. Top grain aniline is the softest leather and naturally breaths well. Because Top Grain refers to the actual surface of the animal hide it presents a natural leather appearance you would expect. While it is true that raw Top Grain Aniline absorbs spills easier, furniture grade Top Grain leather features a stain resistant treatment making it exceptional for everyday lower maintenance use. Although rare, nothing wears, looks or feels better than premium Aniline Top Grain leather. Over time it patinas and becomes more comfortable versus wearing out.


“Split Grain” is the most common leather used on furniture. This reproduction has been upgraded to Top Aniline leather and does not use Split Grain leather. Nonetheless, this paragraph will help explain the difference in quality and price between the leather types. Split Grain is the underside of the hide that has been separated from the surface or “top” of the hide. While defined as actual leather, Split Grain leather does not have the natural surface grain of the top of the cowhide. A topical layer of insoluble pigment is applied to the surface of split grain leather, which is then stamped or “grain embossed” to imitate the surface appearance of actual leather. This topical layer contains the color that the leather will be.


Safe delivery. Curbside or Full Service

Kardiel specializes in fast home and business delivery of modern classic furniture and bath products across the U.S including Hawaii and Alaska. We dispatch shipments to homes all over Canada daily. Using proven, reliable nationwide delivery methods we insure and guarantee safe delivery of all shipments. We provide standard curbside residential delivery as well as inside White Glove full service delivery as options for many of the regions we ship to.


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Premium Full Service home delivery

The best value for those looking for a full service delivery experience with no lifting or physical effort involved. A team of 2 rigorously screened home delivery professionals arrive on a day and time prescheduled with you. Your furnishings are brought into your home and placed in the desired location in the room(s) of your choice. The furniture is removed from the packaging/boxes. The old packaging material is then placed in a designated location.

Perhaps you need door(s) removed and replaced? Maybe you live in a condo or high rise building? Maybe there are flight(s) of stairs to climb? The safe arrival of your items is guaranteed and no obstacle is too large. We will do anything necessary to complete your delivery with quality, care and a smile. Average delivery times are 9-12 business days from the day your order leaves the Kardiel warehouse.


Curbside Residential Delivery

This economical delivery option brings your new furnishings direct to your home or business. The term curbside indicates that the items are brought to the "curb" but not inside the home.

This is a signed delivery option which means you will need to be present to accept the delivery. You will need to be prepared to carry the items into your home or office as this service does not include inside delivery. Tracking numbers are provided within 24 hours of your order leaving the Kardiel warehouse. Average delivery times nationwide for this service are 7-10 business days from the day the shipment leaves the Kardiel warehouse. The delivery is guaranteed safe when you inspect and sign with the driver for any potential shipping damage. The delivery company calls to schedule the delivery date and window of time as the arrival date of your items draws closer.

Hawaii & Alaska

Hawaii & Alaska orders allow average 12-18 business days for arrival. Tracking numbers will be provided. Alaska and Hawaii orders are not eligible for advertised "continental U.S" shipping promotions. As over water transport is involved, the shopping cart will not calculate

Alaska and Hawaii customers please contact us by phone to receive a custom discounted delivery quote for your shipment prior to purchasing.



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all deliveries are guaranteed & insured

We take the risk and make it easy in the unlikely event of freight damage. Simply inspect and sign for any damage or suspected damage on delivery day and prior to the driver leaving. In the event of damage, we will issue you a return ticket if needed and refund or replace the damaged item


Basculant Sling Chair, Brown & White Cowhide

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