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Vintage Isabella rocking chair by Karl-Axel Adolfsson for Gemla Möbler, 1950

About the Item

Designed by Karl-Axel Adolfsson in the mid 1950s for Gemla Möbler, Sweden, Sweden’s oldest furniture manufacturer - founded in 1861 and still in business. This black spindle-back rocking chair has been outfitted with a new head cushion and headrest. In very good original condition.
  • Creator:
    Gemla (Manufacturer),Karl-Axel Adolfsson (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 46 in (116.84 cm)Width: 22.5 in (57.15 cm)Depth: 28.5 in (72.39 cm)Seat Height: 16 in (40.64 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Upholstery,Wood,Lacquered
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1950s
  • Condition:
    Reupholstered. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: S080 BG1stDibs: LU92244547043
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