Offered by: Modest Designs
200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 646.293.6633


Early "Metropolitan Chair", Ejner Larsen & Aksel Bender Madsen for Fritz Hansen

$ 12,000
  • Description
    An iconic 'Metropolitan Chair' designed by Ejner Larsen & Aksel Bender Madsen in 1950. Frame in solid beech with backrest and seat in teak plywood. The name of the chair comes from the exhibition “The Arts of Denmark” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in 1960. It has been recognised as an icon of Danish midcentury design ever since.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: Denmark
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Beech, Teak
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. All original finish shows warm even wood color with handsome patina. A small edge veneer loss on reverse backrest was professionally repaired.
    Creation Date: c. 1950
    Styles / Movements: Modern
    200 Lex Booth #: 15
    Incollect Reference #: 592892
  • Dimensions
    W. 28 in; H. 31 in; D. 21 in;
    W. 71.12 cm; H. 78.74 cm; D. 53.34 cm;
    Seat H. 16.5 in;
    Seat H. 41.91 cm;
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