Jens Risom Lounge Chair with Ottoman Model 654

$5,950.00 USD

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Jens Risom for Walter Knoll, pair of 'Vostra' chairs with ottoman, birch, pink canvas, brass, United States, design 1941, production 1950s

Elegant lounge chairs with ottoman with beautiful canvas webbing. Each of the soft pink/coral colored canvas straps is attached to the birch frame with little brass nails. The tapered legs contribute to the elegant, airy appearance of the chairs which were designed by Jens Risom in 1941. Walter Knoll advertised this chair with the keywords ‘form, structure, economy’ and refers to the lovely design that actually originated in the material scare. In the beginning leftover nylon from the military was used for the seat and backrest.

Product details

  • Condition Good
  • Creator Jens Risom (Designer) Walter Knoll (Manufacturer)
  • Date of Manufacture 1950s
  • Dimensions Height 29.93 in. Width 20.08 in. Depth 27.56 in. Seat Height 15.75 in.
  • Dimensions Height 76 cm Width 51 cm Depth 70 cm Seat Height 40 cm
  • Materials and Techniques Canvas Birch
  • Period 1950-1959
  • Place of Origin United States
  • sold as set of 3
  • Style Mid-Century Modern (of the period)