Pair of Clam Chairs 1944 in Bespoke Mohair Velvet

Pair of Clam Chairs 1944 in Bespoke Mohair Velvet

Ref: 1152

ABOUT: A pair of original ‘clam’ (Muslinge-stolen) armchairs designed by Arnold Madsen, newly re-upholstered in bespoke mohair velvet fabric. The beech Lightly restored Beech wood bearing patina.

For many years this mysterious chair had been credited to Danish architect Philip Arctander, however recent research has confirmed the true designer to be Arnold Madsen. The “Musling stolen”, as it became known, was the first collaboration between designer Madsen and cabinet maker Henry Schubell and it set the foundation for many years of prosperous collaboration between the pair.

DIMS: H 74 cm x W 62.5 cm x D 87 cm
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