Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 10

Børge Mogensen Sofa 2208 with Red Brown Leather by Fredericia Stolefabrik

$4,707.18

About

Danish vintage Børge Mogensen sofa for 2 persons model 2208. It's upholstered with original brick red / red brown leather. The legs are made of mahogany. The cushions are filled inside with granules and natural feathers which gives the sofa a very good seating comfort. The sofa is made in June 1985 by Fredericia Stolefabrik and remains in a very good vintage condition and with a beautiful patina.

Details

  • Creator
    Børge Mogensen (Designer),Fredericia (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30.32 in. (77 cm)Width: 50.01 in. (127 cm)Depth: 31.5 in. (80 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Date of Manufacture
    1985
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very good vintage condition with good patina and seating comfort. No holes in the leather.
  • Seller Location
    Aarhus C, DK
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4913219008922

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Silkeborg, Denmark
  • Return Policy

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

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more

About the Designer

Børge Mogensen

Among the great mid-20th century Danish furniture designers, Børge Mogensen distinguished himself with his faith to traditional values of craftsmanship and honesty of materials. While peers such as Hans Wegner, Finn Juhl and Arne Jacobsen designed some of the most striking and now iconic furnishings of the era, Mogensen focused on making pieces that were simple, durable and comfortable — and in the long run perhaps more useful and better loved.Mogensen studied under and later worked for Kaare Klint, a master cabinetmaker whose chief tenets were quality of construction and simplicity of line. Klint was a classicist, who believed that furniture forms should evolve from those of historical models. So, too, in his way was Mogensen, as two of his best-known earlier pieces attest. His 1945 Spokeback Sofa, with hinged arms that can be lowered to facilitate lounging, is a reinterpretation of the venerable Knole settee. With the oval silhouette of its plywood backrest and waterdrop-shaped cutouts, Mogenson’s Shell chair, designed in 1949, can be seen as a novel take on early 19th century Empire side chairs.Yet Mogensen shared the aesthetical sensibilities of his most forward-looking colleagues. His cabinets deploy the same spare geometries and lushly figured woods as those of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and his disciple Florence Knoll, the chief difference being that Mies and Knoll used chrome steel for the frames and legs of their pieces. The brawny oak frames and slung leather seats and backrests of Mogensen’s Hunting chair (1950) and Spanish chair (1958) display the same hefty construction and appreciation of natural materials seen in the work of Charlotte Perriand and Sergio Rodrigues. As you will see from the furnishings on 1stDibs, Børge Mogensen designed for function more than sculptural effect. While his chairs may not be the first pieces in a décor to draw the eye, they are often the first to draw in those looking for a comfortable seat.
About the Seller
4.7 / 5
Located in Aarhus C, Denmark
Platinum Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers.
Established in 2012
1stDibs seller since 2019
38 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Børge Mogensen Sofa for Fredericia Stolefabrik
By Børge Mogensen, Fredericia
Located in Oak Harbor, OH
Designer: Børge Mogensen. Manufacturer: Fredericia Stolefabrik. Period or model: Mid-Century Modern. Specs: Wood, leather. Condition: This Børge Mogensen sofa for Fre...
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

Børge Mogensen Model 211 Oak Sofa for Fredericia Stolefabrik
By Børge Mogensen, Fredericia
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Early vintage Model 211 sofa designed by brilliant Danish architect Børge Mogensen in collaboration with the workshop of Fredericia Stolefabrik in Denmark during the 1950s. Mogensen'...
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Foam, Wood, Oak

Børge Mogensen Model 211 Oak Wood Sofa for Fredericia Stolefabrik
By Børge Mogensen, Fredericia
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Early vintage model 211 sofa designed by brilliant Danish architect Børge Mogensen in collaboration with the workshop of Fredericia Stolefabrik in Denmark during the 1950s. Mogensen'...
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Foam, Wood, Oak

Mogensen 2208 Sofa
By Fredericia, Børge Mogensen
Located in Berkeley, CA
The 2208 two seater sofa features an elegantly curved lowered back and was designed by Børge Mogensen in 1963.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Oak

Mogensen 2208 Sofa
$14,220 / item
Børge Mogensen, 2-Seat Sofa Model 2208, 1960s
By Børge Mogensen, Fredericia
Located in Paris, FR
Lovely 2-seat sofa designed by Borge Mogensen in 1963. Model 2208 produced by Fredericia Stolefabrik in the 1960s. Original light brown leather and teak wood feet.
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Teak, Leather

Børge Mogensen Leather Sofa Coupe 2192 for Fredericia
By Børge Mogensen, Fredericia
Located in Munich, Bavaria
Børge Mogensen designed this leather Sofa Coupe model 2192 for Fredericia Stolefabrik. It´s a semianilne brown leather with walnut feet. A Danish masterpiece of upholstery design a...
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Børge Mogensen Sofa Model 2213 by Fredericia Stolefabrik in Denmark
By Børge Mogensen
Located in Malmo, SE
Sofa model 2213 designed by Børge Mogensen. Produced by Fredericia Stolefabrik in Denmark.
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Teak

Borge Mogensen Leather Sofa Model 2212 Red Brandy Cognac for Fredericia
By Børge Mogensen, Fredericia
Located in Munich, Bavaria
Borge Mogensen designed this leather sofa model 2212 for Fredericia Stolefabrik. It´s a semianilne red brandy cognac leather with teak feet. A Danish masterpiece of upholstery design...
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Walnut

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery