Beautiful 'Senator' high back lounge chair and ottoman in solid teak and colorful fabric. Marked.
Wanscher studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts under famous architect-designer Kaare Klint. After Klint passed away, Wanscher was given Klint's professorship at the academy - a position he held until he retired in 1973. In 1927 he opened his own architecture firm, specializing in furniture design.
In 1958, Sven Erik Moller wrote in Danish newspaper Politiken: 'If one owns a chair by Wanscher, it will be an experience every day—perhaps for hundreds of years, because that is how long it will last. One senses the man behind the chair and the value of man-made work…'
Condition very good (very few traces of use)
H: 108 cm
W: 68 cm
D: 88 cm
Seat height: 45 cm
H: 44 cm
W: 68 cm
D: 44 cm
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