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Mid Century Danish Modern Yellow Swan Chairs by Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen

About the Item

The mid century Danish modern Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen “Swan” lounge chair was designed in 1958 by Jacobsen for the lobby of the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, a building he also designed. Along with Jacobsen’s “Egg” chair, the Swan, with its graceful and organic sculptural lines, has become one the most iconic chairs of mid-20th century Danish modern design. This gorgeous pair of vintage yellow Swan chairs feature a 4-star swivel base of injection molded aluminium with one-piece construction found on older production chairs. The chair bases are stamped “FH” and “Made in Denmark” with serial number 520020. Mark also on stem of base where original sticker has fallen off.
  • Creator:
    Fritz Hansen (Manufacturer),Arne Jacobsen (Designer)
  • Design:
    Swan ChairSwan Series
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 32 in (81.28 cm)Width: 30 in (76.2 cm)Depth: 26 in (66.04 cm)Seat Height: 16 in (40.64 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1960
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent vintage condition with wear consistent with age and use. Three inch raised bump to fabric on seat of one chair most visible at an angle.
  • Seller Location:
    Detroit, MI
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU8074232652432
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