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White Wool Lounge Chairs by "Illums Bolighus", Copenhagen, Denmark, 1950s

$11,618.73per set

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Amazing pair of lounge chairs made for "Illums Bolighus", Copenhagen in the 1950s. The chairs are made from stained beech and have been reupholstered and hand sewn in chunky "Mcnutt" wool fabric from "Danish Art Weaving". The chairs was created for Illums Bolighus, which was originally founded in 1925 under the name of BO by Danish entrepreneur Kaj Dessau. Working with his artistic consultant Brita Drewsen, he created a concept that had never been seen before: a store with arranged and furnished interiors, where textiles, appointments, and furniture all interacted as art. The exceptional foresight displayed by both Drewsen and Dessau, as well as their impeccable sense of style and quality, played an important role in the international acclaim long accorded to Danish interior design. This chair has the store’s metal tag on its frame.

Details

  • Creator
    Illums Bolighus (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 28.75 in. (73 cm)Width: 31.5 in. (80 cm)Depth: 33.47 in. (85 cm)Seat Height: 14.97 in. (38 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950s
  • Condition
    Reupholstered. Refinished. The chairs have been checked, refinished and reupholstered by a Master Cabinetmaker in Denmark. Marked underneath by "Illums Bolighus".
  • Seller Location
    Odense, DK
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3793129032712

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    Ships From: Ullerslev, Denmark
  • Return Policy

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

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