Description

    A PAIR OF JACOBSEN LEATHER EGG CHAIRS AND OTTOMAN
    Designed by Arne Jacobsen (Danish, 1902-1971)
    Manufactured by Fritz Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark, circa 1958
    Marks: FH, BY FRITZ HANSEN, MADE IN DENMARK, DANISH FURNITURE MAKERS CONTROL, 1163
    42 x 33-3/4 x 18-1/2 inches (106.7 x 85.7 x 47.0 cm)

    The pair of Egg chairs and ottoman raised on square, swivel pedestal base with four cast aluminum legs terminating in plastic sabots, upholstered in black leather.

    This organically shaped chair was originally designed by Arne Jacobsen for the lobby and reception areas of the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen in 1958.


    Condition Report*:

    With wear to original leather upholstery commensurate with age, some cracking to the top of the ottoman and wear along the upper rim of the seamof the armchair. The filling has started to powder.  There are scuff marks to back.

    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    13th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,405

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $50,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $50,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 April 24 Illustration Art - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You helped me navigate unchartered territory and I do appreciate all of the work you put in to it. You are appreciated!
    Jamie W.,
    Tulsa, OK
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 October 13 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 October 13 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,069,515