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Armchairs

  • Ole Wanscher FD 110 teak rocking chair (France & Daverkosen) Denmark, 1960s

    Ole Wanscher FD 110 teak rocking chair (France & Daverkosen) Denmark, 1960s

    £2,200.00

     

    This rare pale wood Model FD-110 rocking chair, produced by France & Daverkosen in the 1960s is constructed of a solid beech frame which has been oiled, the makers mark is clearly visible on the inside back. The frame is sound.  

    The new, firm cushions have been upholstered in soft blue/teal 'Sienna' fabric by Linwood, please contact us for fabric samples.

    The makers mark is clearly visible. 

    Dimensions,

    Height - 75 cm

    Width - 65 cm 

    Depth - 68 cm

    Ole Wanscher (1903-1985) studied under Kaare Klint at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and later worked at Klint’s design studio before becoming an independent furniture designer. He helped shape Danish furniture design as a designer and as an educator when he took over Klint’s professorship at the Academy.

    Wanscher’s classic and contemporary designs made him popular.  In 1958, the Danish newspaper Politiken wrote: “Owning a Wanscher chair is an adventure every day, and will be so even several hundred years from now, for this is how long it lasts”. Today, his modern classics are still revered for their detail and his deep respect for materials.

    Wanscher viewed furniture design as a branch of architecture and emphasised slim dimensions and resilient forms. Creating his best-known designs between the late 1940s and early 1960s, in the post-war era when the “design for all” philosophy emerged. In Denmark, some of design’s biggest names created functional and affordable furniture for the Danish people and the small spaces they lived in. Wanscher took great interest in industrially produced yet high-quality furniture, designing several successful pieces.

    Wanscher was awarded the Copenhagen Carpenters’ Guild Annual Award and the gold medal at the Milan Triennale in 1960 

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  • Model FK84 Office Chair, by Preben Fabricius & Jørgen Kastholm for Kill International (1962)

    Model FK84 Office Chair, by Preben Fabricius & Jørgen Kastholm for Kill International (1962)

    £2,500.00

    A stunning office chair, this Model FK84 by Preben Fabricius & Jørgen Kastholm was manufactured by Kill International in 1962. This model is an early production with the cantilevering back rest.  Reupholstered in soft brown leather on a three star chrome-plated base. The makers mark clearly visible. Excellent condition.

    Measurements:

    Width 72 cm

    Depth 55 cm 

    Height 85 cm (seat height 44 cm)

    Please contact us if you would like to view the chair, we are based in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

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  • Model 148 armchair in green leather on rollers by Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno (1970s) Italy

    Model 148 armchair in green leather on rollers by Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno (1970s) Italy

    £400.00

    A Model 148 armchair fully upholstered in green leather on rollers by Italian designer Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno.

    In excellent condition with no rips or tears to the leather.

    Dimensions,

    Height 820mm
    Width 670mm
    Depth 520mm

    Osvaldo Borsani (Varedo 1911- Milano 1985) began work at an early age in the family business of making furniture.

    In 1933 he participated in the fifth Triennale of Milan with the design for the  “Minimal House”, which was awarded the silver medal. In the post-war period, after graduation from Polytechnic, he formed friendships with numerous artists like Lucio Fontana, Agenore Fabbri, Aligi Sassu, Roberto Crippa, Fausto Melotti, and Arnaldo Pomodoro, together with whom he realized important works of art in furnishing and interior architecture.

    He founded Tecno in 1953 with his brother Fulgenzio. His first industrial designs were the P40 adjustable armchair (1953) and the D70 reversible seat sofa. In 1968 it was the office system Graphis thanks to which Tecno became a world-leading manufacturer in design for the office.

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  • J18 'black edition' rocking chair by Hans Wegner for FDB Möbler (Denmark) 1944

    J18 'black edition' rocking chair by Hans Wegner for FDB Möbler (Denmark) 1944

    £950.00

    An Original Hans Wegner Model J18 'Black Edition' rocking chair for Danish manufacturer  FDB Möbler, Originally designed in 1944.

    The rocking chair has a painted beech frame, blade style runners, high spindle back and traditional paper cord seat. 

    They paper chord is in very good condition with minor staining, the paint has worn away over time in various places on the chair, giving a lovely vintage aesthetic.

    Dimensions,

    Height (107 cm) Width (63 cm) Depth (93 cm) Seat Height (42 cm)

     

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  • Danish teak framed armchair (1960s)

    Danish teak framed armchair (1960s)

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    This Danish armchair has a beautiful teak frame which has been fully restored. It has new cushions throughout, professionally upholstered in blue wool fabric by Camira (Mainline Flax in Holborn). Contact us for a fabric sample.

    Dimensions,

    Height 77cm

    Width 60cm

    Seat Height 45cm

    Depth 61cm

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  • Armchair by Ejvind A. Johansson for FDB Mobler

    Armchair by Ejvind A. Johansson for FDB Mobler

    £1,200.00

     

    Hoggarth Studio from caroline on Vimeo.

    This original high back version of the J63 armchair by Ejvind A. Johansson is in excellent condition.  Manufactured in Denmark by FDB Mobler in the 1950s.

     

    Professionally re upholstered in pure wool fabric by Abraham moon (Earth in Airforce blue).  Please contact us for a fabric sample.

    This piece has a manufacturers mark clearly visible.

    Height - 104 cm

    Width - 63.5 cm

    Depth - 70 cm

     

     

     

     

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  • An Antelope chair by Ernest Race (1950s) UK

    An Antelope chair by Ernest Race (1950s) UK

    £450.00

    A 1950's 'Antelope' chair by Ernest Race, the white metalwork frame supporting a bentwood seat.  this is in excellent condition having been recently restored and resprayed.

    Dimensions

    50w x 53d x 80cmh


    Ernest Race was a notable British industrial designer known for his innovative furniture designs in the mid-20th century. Born in 1913, Race made significant contributions to the world of furniture design, particularly through his work with the company he co-founded, Race Furniture, in 1945. One of his most iconic designs is the Antelope Chair, which showcases his distinctive style and ingenuity.

    The Antelope Chair, designed in 1951 for the Festival of Britain, is a prime example of Race's ability to blend modern aesthetics with functional design. The chair features a metal frame and a molded plywood seat, reflecting the post-war era's emphasis on new materials and manufacturing techniques. Its playful, almost whimsical form, with splayed legs and an airy structure, embodies the optimistic spirit of the time. The Antelope Chair became a symbol of British modernism and received critical acclaim for its innovative use of materials and elegant design.

    Ernest Race's work, including the Antelope Chair, remains influential in the field of design. His pieces are celebrated for their combination of practicality, comfort, and stylish minimalism, continuing to inspire designers and collectors around the world. Race's contribution to industrial design was significant, and his legacy lives on through his timeless creations.

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  • A Thonet Model 209 bentwood armchair with a bergere seat (1970s)

    A Thonet Model 209 bentwood armchair with a bergere seat (1970s)

    £900.00

    A Thonet Model 209 bentwood armchair with a bergere seat.

    The B9/209 chair or Wiener Stuhl was designed around 1900 by J & J Kohn/Thonet. The chair has gained fame partly because it was a favourite of the French designer Le Corbusier and also found a place in his interiors. This  chair was produced by Thonet in 1979. Marked under the seat.

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  • A pair of tan leather Skye Loungers by Tord Björklund for Ikea (1980s)

    A pair of tan leather Skye Loungers by Tord Björklund for Ikea (1980s)

    £2,000.00

    These Skye loungers were designed by Swedish interior designer Tord Björklund for Ikea. They feature a soft, light brown leather cushion on black canvas supported by a silver painted tubular steel base.

    These recliners are in excellent condition, with no damage to the leather. 1 of the chairs has a very small tear in the corner of the canvas behind the head rest.

    The photos are a mix of the 2 chairs.

    Dimensions;

    Width - 65 cm

    Depth - 160 cm

    Height - 95 cm

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