Ole Wanscher '603' Sofa in Black Leather 1960s
Ole Wanscher for P. Jeppesen, three-seat '603' sofa for reupholstery, leather and rosewood, Denmark, 1960s.
A Classic design redolent of both English and oriental furniture-art designed by Ole Wanscher. It has a Minimalist, timeless appearance with its visible solid rosewood legs and the leather upholstery. The sofa was originally designed for the Carpenters Guild Exhibition in 1960.
Ole Wanscher, born in Copenhagen in 1903 was an architect and professor of architecture with furniture design, his specialty. Form and construction were of the utmost importance to him. His designs are nowadays to be considered as modern classics, functional and sophisticated with a delicate attention to detail.