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Arne Vodder for Bovirke Chaise Longue in Patinated Cognac Leather

Sale price$36,500.00

Arne Vodder for Bovirke, chaise longue, leather, beech, Denmark, 1950s.

Chaise longue designed by Arne Vodder for Bovirke in the 1950s. This chaise longue has an open frame in blond wood and a seating created of braided leather straps. The flowing shape of the frame, together with the pure combination of leather and wood creates a natural character. The frame rests on tapered legs and due to the openness, a design that is all about shape and angles is created. The highly patinated leather truly stands out and adds unique value to this beautiful chaise longue.

Arne Vodder (1926-2009) should be named among the most influential Scandinavian midcentury designers, although he is not as well-known as for instance Hans Wegner or Arne Jacobson. Once a student of famous furniture designer Finn Juhl at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, who later became his friend and business partner. Vodder started out as an architect who designed low-cost housing, later on, he began designing furniture. Although his designs are anything but low-quality, his aim for functional design that could be used by all remained important. He designed amongst others for Fritz Hansen & Sibast.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Arne Vodder (Designer) Bovirke (Manufacturer)
  • date of manufacture 1950s
  • dimensions Height 37.01 in. Width 22.84 in. Depth 56.7 in. Seat Height 11.42 in.
  • dimensions Height 94 cm Width 58 cm Depth 144 cm Seat Height 29 cm
  • material Beech Leather
  • origin Denmark
  • period 1950-1959
  • style Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 45015325