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Erik Karlström Side Chair in Cognac Leather and Tubular Steel



Erik Karlström, side chair, cognac leather, metal, Sweden, 1965 This exceptional chair was designed for the Civic Hall Orebro (1957-1965) which was designed by the architect Erik & Tora Ahlsén. The interior was designed by Erik Karlström and Åke Axelsson. The chair features a curved backrests in leather upholstery that matched the seat. A thin tubular steel frame connects all parts together and forms a striking combination of materials and colors. Characteristic about this chair is the wide, curved backrest that Karlström included in his design.


  • Creator
    Erik Karlström (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 28.35 in. (72 cm)Width: 24.41 in. (62 cm)Depth: 21.26 in. (54 cm)Seat Height: 16.54 in. (42 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Every item Morentz offers is checked by our team of 30 craftsmen in our in-house workshop. Special restoration or reupholstery requests can be done. We guarantee a very highquality standard, ask our design specialists for detailed information.
  • Seller Location
    Waalwijk, NL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 450040641stDibs: LU933122204792

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    Ships From: Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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4.8 / 5
Located in Waalwijk, Netherlands

Established in 2006, Morentz has a team of approximately 55 restorers, upholsterers, interior advisers and art historians, making it a gallery, workshop and upholstery studio, all in one. Every day, a carefully selected array of 20th-century furniture arrives from all over the world at the firm’s warehouse, where the team thoroughly e...

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