Offered by: Kabinet Hubert
Nijverheidsstraat 1 Rijswijk 2288 , Netherlands Call Seller 31626085121


1930s Frits Henningsen Wingback Chair Newly Upholstered in Rubelli Fabric

Price Upon Request
  • Description
    This rare wingback chair was designed and made by Danish cabinetmaker Frits Henningsen in the mid-1930s. The particular model was exhibited at the 1933 exhibition held at the Industriforneningen in Copenhagen.
    A striking example of Henningsen's craftsmanship, this comfortable armchair is characterized by the elegant construction of the mahogany frame with its tilted back, and the fully sprung seat.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Denmark
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Rubelli Chenille Fabric, Mahogany Frame
    Condition: Good. The chair is in excellent condition. It has been entirely reconditioned and newly upholstered in a meadow green chenille fabric by Rubelli. We can provide a sample of the fabric upon request. The wood has been refinished.
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Scandinavian Modern
    Book References: Grete Jalk, Dansk Møbelkunst gennem, 40 aar, 1927-1936, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 157
    Catalog References: Sotheby's New York, Important 20th Century Design, 15 December 2012, lot 81.
    Incollect Reference #: 347759
  • Dimensions
    W. 29.53 in; H. 36.61 in; D. 35.43 in;
    W. 75 cm; H. 93 cm; D. 90 cm;
    Seat H. 16.14 in;
    Seat H. 41 cm;
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