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Arne Jacobsen: “The Egg Chair”. Easy chair with profiled aluminium swivel star base, upholstered with patinated natural leather. Manufactured by Fritz Hansen.

Description

“The Egg Chair”. Easy chair with profiled aluminium star base. Sides and back upholstered with patinated natural leather. Later cushion with cognac coloured leather. Model 3316. Designed 1958. Manufactured by Fritz Hansen, 1960s.

Stamped under the base FH Made in Denmark 520015.

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

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

Condition

Wear due to age and use. Frame with minor marks and scratches. Armrests with surface crackles. Porous foam. Newer cushion.

Auction

Modern art and design, 10 December 2019

Category

Modern furniture

Artist

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

Estimate

30,000–40,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

29,000 kr.

5 bids

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