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Arne Jacobsen: “The Egg Chair”. Easy chair with aluminum swivel base. Upholstered with black leather. Manufactured by Fritz Hansen.

Description

“The Egg Chair”. Easy chair with aluminum swivel base. Seat, loose cusion, sides and back upholstered with black leather. Model 3316. Designed 1958. Manufactured by Fritz Hansen.

Literature: Carsten Thau & Kjeld Vindum: “Arne Jacobsen”, 1998, “Ægget” p. 144, 432, represented p. 433, 438–439. 467, 471–472.

Literature: Noritsugu Oda, “Danish Chairs”, 1999, p. 60.

Condition

Patina due to age and use, including scratches and marks. Leather with some crackles. Uneven foam in one armrest due to wear.

Auction

Modern art and design, 17 December 2019

Category

Modern furniture

Artist

Arne Jacobsen (b. Copenhagen 1902, d. s.p. 1971)

Estimate

20,000–25,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

16,500 kr.

6 bids

When Bidder Bid
16,500 kr.
(Auto bid) 16,000 kr.
15,500 kr.
15,000 kr.
14,500 kr.
14,000 kr.