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Kai Kristiansen Model 42 Danish Teak Dining Chairs

Sold by William
$3,800|Set of 6
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Seller's Notes: Kai Kristiansen model 42, Danish Mid-Century Modern teak chairs, set of 6, 1960’s Six armchairs, model 42, designed by Kai Kristiansen. Teak frame, back with tilt function. Reupholstered in rust fabric. Manufactured by Schou Andersen Møbelfabrik. Condition: Fair to Good, with solid teak frame and cushioned seat and back, very minor structural issue with one of the 6 chairs, but wear consistent with age and use. ABOUT THE DESIGNER/CHAIRS: DANISH DESIGNER KAI KRISTIANSEN WAS BORN IN 1929. LIKE MANY OF DENMARK'S DESIGN GREATS, HE APPRENTICED IN CABINETMAKING BEFORE ENROLLING—AROUND 1948—IN THE PRESTIGIOUS ROYAL DANISH ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN COPENHAGEN UNDER THE HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL DESIGNER KAARE KLINT. AT THE AGE OF 26, KRISTIANSEN OPENED HIS OWN STUDIO AND BEGAN TO CREATE FURNITURE IN WHAT WOULD SOON BECAME KNOWN AS THE DANISH MODERN STYLE. HIS DESIGNS WOULD BE PRODUCED BY WELL-KNOWN DANISH MANUFACTURERS, SUCH AS FELDBALLES MØBELFABRIK, FORNEM MØBELKUNST, FRITZ HANSEN, AND MAGNUS OLESEN. IN TRUE DANISH MODERN FASHION, KRISTIANSEN FAVORED WELL-JOINED TEAK AND ROSEWOOD, EVIDENT EQUALLY IN HIS CHAIRS, DESKS, SIDEBOARDS, AND WALL UNITS. IN 1956, HE DESIGNED HIS MOST CELEBRATED WORK, THE NO. 42 CHAIR FOR SCHOU ANDERSEN. THE ORGANICALLY CURVED BACK AND PIVOTED ARMRESTS FORM A CHAIR THAT IS AS BEAUTIFUL AS IT IS COMFORTABLE. THE NO. 42 WAS WELL-RECEIVED BY CRITICS AND ENJOYED CONTINUED SUCCESS AS ONE OF THE MOST ENDURING DANISH DESIGNS OF THE 20TH CENTURY. DIMENSIONS H 29.14 in. x W 18.9 in. x D 20.87 in. H 74 cm x W 48 cm x D 53 cm

Brand: Vintage/Antique

Collection: Schou Andersen Møbelfabrik Kai Kristiansen model 42

Condition: Satisfactory: Moderate wear and tear, but still has many good years left

Wear and tear details: Scratches, Stains

Age: 50+ Years Old

Overall Dimensions: Width: 19 inches, Height: 29 inches, Depth: 21 inches

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