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“Ringstol” by Illum Wiikkelsø for Niels Eilersen in Beechwood and Cord, 1950s

About the Item

An ingenious, ambitious concept, executed with expert technical prowess—here we have an all original vintage condition “Ringstol” by Illum Wiikkelsø for Niels Eilersen in Beechwood and Cord, Denmark, 1950’s. A sophisticatedly simple frame supports an impressive, steam bent beechwood ring measuring 31.5” in diameter at the percent reclining angle, a harmonious balance between ergonomics, functionality, and a dynamic visual spectacle that excites the eye and intrigues the mind. Refinishing and re-weaving upon request.
  • Creator:
    Niels Eilersen (Manufacturer),Illum Wikkelsø (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 26.5 in (67.31 cm)Width: 31.5 in (80.01 cm)Depth: 26 in (66.04 cm)Seat Height: 14 in (35.56 cm)
  • Style:
    Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Beech,Cord,Hand-Woven,Woodwork
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1965
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. completely original vintage condition, nice even patination with scattered surface markings throughout—see images. Some breakages to original cord weaving to front of seat section.
  • Seller Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU814134439132
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