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Pair of Vintage Clam Chairs by Philip Arctander, Danish modern 1940s

$35,000Asking Priceper set


Pair of lounge chairs with round armrests and legs of patinated beech. Seat and back upholstered with sheepskin. Designed by Danish architect Philip Arctander for Nordisk Staal- & Møbel Central in 1944. This pair is made in the 1950s and are in great condition.


  • Creator
    Philip Arctander (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30.32 in. (77 cm)Width: 25.6 in. (65 cm)Depth: 34.26 in. (87 cm)Seat Height: 13.39 in. (34 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Lejre, DK
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1020814446431

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    Ships From: Lejre, Denmark
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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