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Lounge chair, model no. 8101, and footstool, model no. 8110

Danish (Allerod)
Designed by Jorn Utzon (Danish, born in 1918), Manufactured by Fritz Hansen (Danish (Allerod))

Object Place: Europe, Denmark


Overall (chair): 34.9 x 75.4 x 55.8 cm (13 3/4 x 29 11/16 x 21 15/16 in.) Other (footstool): 34.9 x 75.4 x 55.8 cm (13 3/4 x 29 11/16 x 21 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood; molded, laminated birch, chrome-plated tubular steel frame, foam rubber upholstery with fabric cover

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Contemporary Art, Europe



Back, seat and front leg of chair and top and front leg of footstool formed from two wide pieces of sinuous bent laminated birch joined at midpoint of seat. Chrome-plated tubular steel frames attach to underside of seat and to underside of footstool and form the back legs of both. Foam rubber upholstery covered with plain weave fabric with paired yellow warps and paired green wefts. Chair has additional separate cushion.


Marks: paper sticker on underside of chair "FH/MADE IN/DENMARK/7109/BY FRITSHANSEN/within black circle "DANISH FURNITUREMAKER'S CONTROL"; white paper label printed "7056".

Credit Line

Gift of Lewis P. Cabot