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Odelberg Olsen Work Chairs


Two work chairs of molded birch plywood and painted steel by the Swedish metalworking firm of Odelberg Olsen, produced circa 1948, for distribution by Knoll in the U.S. market. The chair, which references Prouve, is shown in the 1948 Knoll catalog (image attached). The seats and pivoting backs are adjustable. Seats height extends from 16" to 19". Branded "Made in Sweden." Priced individually.


  • Creator
    H. G. Knoll and Associates (Retailer),Odelberg Olsen (Designer)
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1948
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Fine structural condition. The wooden seats and backs have been refinished. Metal parts are in original condition, with loss to paint consistent with age and use.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 31 in. x W 16.75 in. x D 18 in.H 78.74 cm x W 42.55 cm x D 45.72 cm
  • Seat Height
    18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
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