"Colonial" Settee by Ole Wanscher

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Designed in 1949, Ole Wanscher's casually chic "Colonial" settee was the designer's homage to 18th century English furniture; its spare and elegantly drawn frame fully exposed to view. Carefully handmade by Poul Jeppesen of polished mahogany with a wonderful, glowing, golden quality, the "Colonial" is comfortable and very strongly built. The leather cushions, which are supported by unseen but beautiful stretched woven caning, appear to have been expertly recovered and are in great condition, as indeed the rest of the piece is. A perfect perch upon which to sip a gin and tonic with someone special.
Details
Creator
Ole Wanscher (Designer)
Of the Period
Scandinavian Modern
Place of Origin
Denmark
Date of Manufacture
1950s
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Cane
Mahogany
Leather
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
33 in. H x 48 in. W x 25 in. D
84 cm H x 122 cm W x 63 cm D
Seat Height
17.5 in. (44 cm)
Dealer Location
Los Angeles, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU80911037624
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