Carl Malmsten Large Set of Dining Chairs

$12,700.00 USD

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Carl Malmsten, 15 dining chairs, beech and fabric, Sweden, 1940s

This large set of chairs, consisting of 13 dining chairs and 2 armchairs, are designed by Carl Malmsten (1888-1972). The unique lines are striking and the tapered wooden legs complement its shape beautifully. The high backrests with an extra bar have a traditional aesthetics. The sculpted armrests of the two chairs are sculpted beautifully. This set is a great example of traditional Swedish craftsmanship and feature Malmsten's opposition to functionalism very well. Malmsten considered the home as an intimate place for gathering and repose.

Product details

  • "dimensions H 35.44 in. x W 18.9 in. x D 21.26 in.
  • condition Good
  • creator Carl Malmsten (Designer)
  • manufacturingdate 1940s
  • material Fabric, Beech
  • origin Sweden
  • period 1940-1949
  • seatheight 18.12 in. (46 cm)
  • style Scandinavian Modern
  • wear Wear consistent with age and use.