Offered by: Original in Berlin
Karl-Marx-Allee 83 Berlin 10243 , Germany Call Seller 00493060936046


Pair of Newly Upholstered Yngve Ekström Lästo and Ruster Lounge Chairs

$ 13,900
  • Description
    Pair of Newly Upholstered Yngve Ekström 'Lästo' and 'Ruster' Lounge Chairs with sculpted wooden frame and beautifully curved armrests. The measurements given apply to the Lästo Chair. The Ruster measures 78cm in depth, 69cm in width, 100cm in height and 40cm in seat height. Yngve Ekström was a Swedish furniture designer and architect known for his contributions to Mid-Century Modern design. One of his notable creations is the "Lästo" Lounge chair designed in 1964. It is an iconic piece of Scandinavian design and exemplifies Ekström's innovative approach and craftsmanship. The "Ruster" chair features a distinctive organic shape with a curved backrest and armrests that seamlessly flow into the legs. The design aims to provide both comfort and visual appeal, with its elegant lines and ergonomic form. Ekström's work, including the "Lästo and Ruster" chair, reflects his dedication to creating furniture that harmonises aesthetics, functionality, and comfort. His designs continue to be appreciated for their quality craftsmanship and contribution to the legacy of Scandinavian design.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: Sweden
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Oak, Fabric
    Condition: Good. Reupholstered
    Creation Date: 1960s
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: Cl.ob.PairEkstroemPastoe.m.2305a
    Incollect Reference #: 663090
  • Dimensions
    W. 26.77 in; H. 28.74 in; D. 26.77 in;
    W. 68 cm; H. 73 cm; D. 68 cm;
    Seat H. 15.35 in;
    Seat H. 39 cm;
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Spread across more than 500 m2 of retail space, Original in Berlin offers a wide range of Mid-Century Modern and selected studio furniture, lighting and accessories. Here, design lovers can find rarities by well known designers such as Charlotte Perriand, Hans J. Wegner, Pierre Chapo and Gio Ponti, as well as American classics by Paul McCobb, Jens Risom and George Nelson.

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