Illum Wikkelsø for A. Mikael Laursen & Søn Lounge Chair in Blue Upholstery

$4,450.00 USD
$4,450.00 USD

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Illum Wikkelsø for A. Mikael Laursen & Søn, lounge chair model 'ML-140', fabric, teak Denmark, 1950s

Comfortable lounge chair by Danish designer Illum Wikkelsø. The shape of the chair is characterized by the high backrest that floats over into the low, pointy armrests. A dynamic base in teak wood lifts the lounge chair up.

Illum Wikkelsø (1919-1999) was trained as a carpenter and later studied at the School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen. He first worked for the Danish furniture maker Jacob Kjær and the architect Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard until 1954 when he opened his studio on the outskirts of Aarhus. Here he designed especially simple and elegant seating with great functionality now considered classics of Danish furniture design. The style of his work varies from Kaare Klint's classicism Kaare Klints to the soft organic craft by Arne Jacobsen.

Please note that we advise reupholstery before use. This can be done before shipping by our experienced craftsman in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts for further information about the endless possibilities our restoration and upholstery atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized reupholstery is possible as well.

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Product details

  • condition Good
  • creator Illum Wikkelsø (Designer)
  • date of manufacture 1950s
  • dimensions Height 38.78 in. Width 30.32 in. Depth 33.47 in. Seat Height 14.97 in.
  • dimensions Height 98.5 cm Width 77 cm Depth 85 cm Seat Height 38 cm
  • material Fabric Teak
  • origin Denmark
  • period 1950-1959
  • style Scandinavian Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Barcode 45015491