60s extremely Rare Yngve Ekstrom seating group for Swedese Møbler

 
 

Designer : Yngve Ekström
Manufacturer : Swedese Møbler
Period : 1960s
Origin : Sweden
Material : Oak
Color : Black
Condition : Frame good, fabric fair
Dimensions : 146cm (w) x 76cm cm (d) x 70cm (h) 34cm seath f: 87x76x70 | f2: 87x76x91cm
Comment : Extremely rare and generously proportioned pair of plank arm lounge chair with curved backrest and original black fabric from designer Yngve Ekstrom for Swedese. Produced during the late 1960s. Brand's mark underneath the chair.
Code : 0317057ZG
setprice : sold Spinnerij

Beschrijving

Yngve Ekström, born June 16, 1913 in Hagafors, Småland, was a Swedish furniture designer, wood carver, sculptor and architect. Ekström played an important role in the development of the midcentury style known as “Scandinavian modern.” The Lamino Chair for Swedese (1956) is among Ekström’s best-known works, and it remains in production today.

Other well-known designs Ekström designs include the Ruster seating collection for Pastoe (1950s)as well as the spindle-back Arka Chair for Stolfabrik (1955). Ekström’s designs can be found in many permanent collections, including the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, and the Stedelijkmuseum in Amsterdam.