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Palle Suenson, Rare Executive Desk Chair in Walnut, Brass and Leather, 1940s



Palle Suenson & Jacob Kjær - Scandinavian Modern A rare executive desk chair by Danish Modenist Architect Palle Suenson (1904-1987) and cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær (1896-1957) a special order for the executive offices in Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen, 1948. The armchair has a swivel function that also will adjust the height. The materials are walnut, brass and leather with brass nails. Literature: Danske kunsthåndværkeres arkiv, The library at The Danish Museum of Art & Design. Excellent condition, very comfortable and arketype of an executive desk chair.


  • Creator
    Palle Suenson (Designer),Jacob Kjaer (Cabinetmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 34.65 in. (88 cm)Width: 25.99 in. (66 cm)Depth: 26.78 in. (68 cm)Seat Height: 19.69 in. (50 cm)
  • Style
    Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Refinished. Reupholstered. Wear consistent with age and use. Reupholstery in oiled natural leather that will time get a more and more beautiful patina.
  • Seller Location
    Copenhagen, DK
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1541222028512

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    Ships From: Copenhagen, Denmark
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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