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    ARNE JACOBSEN FOR FRITZ HANSEN
    A Leather Upholstered Aluminum "Egg" Chair model no. 3316 with Ottoman model no. 3127, circa 1958
    Label on chair: Made in Denmark, 0867, FH by Fritz Hansen, Danish Furniture Makers Control
    41-1/2 x 32 x 31 inches (105.4 x 81.3 x 78.7 cm) chair
    17 x 22 x 16 inches (43.2 x 55.9 x 40.6 cm) ottoman

    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's Amsterdam.

    LITERATURE:
    "Arne Jacobsen," Interiors, June 1959, p. 115;
    Martin Eidelberg, ed., Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was, Montreal, 1991, p. 192;
    Carsten Thau and Kjeld Vindum, Arne Jacobsen, Copenhagen, 2001, pp. 154, 158-159, 433-435, 438-439, 471-472;
    Anne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design in the 20th Century, vol. 2, Copenhagen, 2007, pp. 136-137.


    Condition Report*:

    Some surface wear and scratches to the aluminum as commensurate with age.

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