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$ 4,275

Danish Øreklapstolen Chair, Denmark 1950s

Origin Denmark
Period 1950-1979
Materials Beech
Dimensions
W. 26.38 in; H. 38.39 in; D. 36.22 in;
W. 67 cm; H. 97.5 cm; D. 92 cm;
Seat H. 15.35 in;
Seat H. 39 cm;
Condition Good. Reupholstered. Wear consistent with age and use. The chairs have been recently reupholstered in a premium fabric.
Creation Date 1950s
Description This Danish cabinetmaker chair often referred to as “Øreklapstolen” or “ear flap chair” is a great example of the Danish mid-century modern aesthetic.

Danish design is torn between epochs; it is a term that accommodates both the functional craftsmanship of the 1950s Golden Age, as well as the present-day appreciation of Hygge. This is without a doubt a difficult task, however, this chair manages to encapsulate both ideals. From the welcoming beech frames and the sculptural arms to the cozy upholstery, this chair expresses a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment. This earflap chair has a distinctive shape with a high back and two “ears” that encompass the sitter. The armrests are gently curved outwards, while the slightly tapered legs give this chair a balanced appearance. The ergonomic design and the removable soft seat cushions offer a comfortable sitting position.

The timeless design of this chair is a frontrunner of what is considered mid-century Danish Modern. The beechwood has a beautiful patina and stands out thanks to the upholstery in a premium light fabric

Condition:
In good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use. The chair has been recently reupholstered in premium fabric.

Dimensions:
26.37 in W x 36.22 in D x 38.38 in H; Seat height 15.35 in
67 cm W x 92 cm D x 97.5 cm H; Seat height 39 cm

Shipping:
This chair will be packed and shipped with the greatest care to make sure you will receive the items in gallery condition.
Complimentary shipping within the Netherlands.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern, Scandinavian Modern
Dealer Reference Number 20200450
Incollect Reference Number 434852
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