Karl-Erik Ekselius Set of Six Dining Chairs in Teak and Cane
Karl-Erik Ekselius for J.O. Carlsson, set of 6 dining chairs, teak, cane , Denmark, 1950s
This stately set of six chairs with teak frame has a profiled back with woven cane and a green to white seat with striped upholstery. This set is designed by Karl-Erik Ekselius, which show influences of both Scandinavian and French modern design. The chairs where once sold by Illum's Bolighus Copenhagen, as the retailer's metal plaque shows.
Karl-Erik Ekselius (1914-1998) was trained as a cabinet maker and was a student of Carl Malmsten. His designs are invested in modern Danish design of the time yet also show traits of international modernism.
Please note that the caning shows some defects. If you wish we are able to reupholster these chairs in our in-house upholstery atelier.