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High Back Armchair by Axel Larsson for Bodafors/Svenska Möbelfabrikerna

$8,500

About

A Pioneer of Swedish Modern, a uniquely functionalist discipline of Scandinavian design, Axel Larsson designed modest living pieces with an eye for blonde or bentwood, and woven surfaces. This high-backed lounge chair, an obvious precursor to the more famous Pernilla Chair by Bruno Mathsson (the two designers were contemporaries and worked together at Bodafors/Svenska Mobelfabrikerna in the 1930s and 1940s), has a frame of stained beech wood and a seat of woven leather webbing. A gracefully arched overall structure is distinguished by the expressive squiggle of the bentwood armrests. Stamped “Made in Sweden” on underside of front chair rail. Condition: Excellent vintage condition; frame has been cleaned and polished. Several of the leather straps were replaced according to original specifications. Dimensions: 25.7” width x 37.25” depth x 39.5” height; seat height is 13.5” and arm height is 23”.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 39.5 in. (100.33 cm)Width: 25.7 in. (65.28 cm)Depth: 37.25 in. (94.62 cm)Seat Height: 13.5 in. (34.29 cm)
  • Style
    Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-WovenLeather,StainedBeech
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1937
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent vintage condition; frame has been cleaned and polished. Several of the leather straps were replaced according to original specifications.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: ST15611stDibs: LU1645216112051

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    Ships From: Los Angeles, CA
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