Jens Risom for Knoll Leather Armchair

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Created in 1941 for Knoll by designer Jens Risom is this model 652 U1/2 armchair. This model is a 1950s production (production run was from 1941 to 1960) that has been fully restored, the hard maple frame refinished and lacquered and rich brown latigo leather webbing applied to the frame. Jens Risom was one of the first designers to work at Knoll starting in 1941 and ending in1946 by which time he started his own firm, son of an Danish architect he graduated from the school of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen in 1938 and came to the United States in 1939.
Details
Creator
Knoll (Manufacturer), 
Jens Risom (Designer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1950s
Period
1950-1959
Materials and Techniques
Lacquered   Maple
Other   Leather
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
29 in. H x 24 in. W x 27 in. D
74 cm H x 61 cm W x 69 cm D
Seat Height
15.75 in. (40 cm)
Dealer Location
San Francisco, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU83696878183
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1stdibs seller since 2007
Located in San Francisco, CA

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