Description from Hive Modern
- Design Ole Wanscher, 1949
- Solid wood, molded cold foam, upholstery
- Made in Denmark by Carl Hansen & SonOle Wanscher designed the Colonial Chair in 1949 but it wasn’t until the mid 1950’s that the chair was put in to production by the Danish cabinetmaker, PJ Furniture. The name of the chair, “Colonial”, relates to Wanschers fascination with 1700-century English furniture design. The Colonial Chair is by far Ole Wanschers most known piece of furniture.OW149 Colonial chair is a beautiful, well crafted and stable chair with a simple and refined expression. The slender easily-swung armrests rise to an elegant point before descending straight down to the floor. Despite the chair’s slim and elegant dimensions, the chair is very stable. It is ideal in rooms where flexibility and lightness is desired. It has an elegant and timeless expression with its visible solid wood frame and softly rounded cushions providing great comfort.
The seat is made of hand-woven cane. The cushions consist of cold foam and can be upholstered in a variety of fabric or leather options. The cushions are turnable in fabric but not in leather.
OW149: 33.5″ h | 26.8″ d | 25.6″ w | seat: 18.1″ h