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Jacob Kjaer Rare Set of Ten Dining Chairs in Mahogany and Niger Leather

Sale price$36,500.00

Jabob Kjær for Jacob Kjær Møbelhaandværk, dining chairs, niger leather, cuban mahogany, brass rivets, Denmark, 1937.

Stunning set of dining chairs by Jacob Kjær manufactured in 1937. The Danish designer Jacob Kjær created this particular model for the Paris World Fair in 1937. The strong, elegant form of the geometrical backrest with spindles, all executed in the finest Cuban mahogany is absolutely striking. Lightness is created through the slim proportions of the frame which is executed in mahogany. Together with the original cognac niger leather with admirable patina this set of dining chairs is visually striking. A nice decorative touch are the brass rivets on the side of each seating.

Jacob Kjaer (1896-1957) started working as a furniture designer in 1915. From 1918-20 he studied at the Institute of Arts and Crafts Museum in Berlin, then worked in Paris and returned to Copenhagen in 1926. Here, he opened his own workshop. His highly skilled craftsmanship and designs got honored with the Hand Work Medal in 1954.

These items are in good, used condition and show patina and signs of wear and use common for pieces this age. The mahogany type of this piece does not require an export license.

Please note that we have a total of sixteen chairs in stock, making this set a perfect solution to furnish a larger dining or meeting area.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Jacob Kjaer (Designer)
  • date of manufacture 1937
  • dimensions Height 33.86 in. Width 19.69 in. Depth 20.48 in. Seat Height 17.33 in.
  • dimensions Height 86 cm Width 50 cm Depth 52 cm Seat Height 44 cm
  • material Leather Mahogany
  • origin Denmark
  • period 1930-1939
  • style Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • barcode 50111433