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Danish Lounge Chair & Ottoman



A very rare Danish midcentury chair and ottoman by Illum Wikkeslo and Holger Christiansen. Denmark 1960. Outstanding quality. Original leather. We can reupholster if required. Illum Wikkelsø was trained as a cabinetmaker in 1938, and graduated from the school of Arts and Craft (now, the Danish Design School) in 1941. Upon working for the Danish cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær and the architects Hvidt & Mølgaard, he set up his independent studio in 1954. Illum Wikkelsø’ furniture design is founded in craftsmanship, in a linage from a generation of cabinetmakers, upholsterers and furniture producers from before the 1950s.


  • Creator
    Holger Christiansen (Manufacturer),Illum Wikkelsø (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.41 in. (62 cm)Width: 26.38 in. (67 cm)Depth: 23.63 in. (60 cm)Seat Height: 14.57 in. (37 cm)
  • Style
    Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. Thoroughly cleaned and polished.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1232225688412

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $650 Standard Front Door Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 8-11 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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