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Ole Wanscher Pair of 'Rungstedlund' Dining Chairs in Mahogany

Sale price$1,100.00

Ole Wanscher for P. Jeppesen, St. Heddinge, pair of dining chairs, model 'Rungstedlund' PJ 34, mahogany, blue upholstery, Denmark, 1960s.

These classic dining chairs are designed by the Danish designer Ole Wanscher features a slightly reclining back and a curved, horizontal slat that functions both as the backrest and constructional element. The tapered legs bear references to 19th century saber legs giving this set a Classic, almost stately elegance. Executed in beautiful dark grained mahogany and still featuring the original seat upholstery.

Ole Wanscher (1903-1985) was educated as an architect under Kaare Klint and later came to teach architecture at the Royal Danish Academy himself. His focus and specialty however was on design. Yet whilst his background was in architecture he laid great importance on construction and the impact of form on space. He also came to be influenced by the new techniques of producing high-quality furniture on an Industrial scale. So the idea of creating furniture for everyone was something that Wanscher was familiar with yet his most exquisite and iconic designs are made by the hands of the best cabinet makers in Denmark. It is therefore that this Danish master has left a legacy of Classic, durable and highly refined pieces.

The mahogany type of this piece does not require an export license.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Ole Wanscher (Designer) Poul Jeppesens Møbelfabrik (Maker)
  • date of manufacture 1960s
  • dimensions Height 31.11 in. Width 19.69 in. Depth 21.26 in. Seat Height 17.33 in.
  • dimensions Height 79 cm Width 50 cm Depth 54 cm Seat Height 44 cm
  • material Fabric Mahogany
  • origin Denmark
  • period 1960-1969
  • style Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 45004256