1940s Leather Wingback Armchair Attributed to Frits Henningsen

This exceptional high wingback armchair is attributed to Danish designer Frits Henningsen (1899-1965). Henningsen was renowned for the craftsmanship of his handmade furniture. He created the design for this chair in the 1930s. This particular chair was created in the 1940s. It is newly restored with vintage Italian leather in a deep caramel. The chair's structure celebrates smooth, soft curves. Its backrest is an elegant concave form that transitions into rounded arms.

The chair is austere in its decorativeness: button-tufted backrest and contours refined by upholstered piping. The legs are carved beechwood. The front cabriole legs echo the curves of the frame, while the back legs taper downward and are slightly splayed. Comfortable and chic, this modern take on the classic wingback will be a centerpiece in any interior.

Dimensions:
27 in. width
38 in. depth
44 in. overall height
25 in. arm height

Seat:
24 in. width
19 in. depth
18 in. height

Condition Notes:

The chair is newly reupholstered in vintage Italian leather. There are subtle surface scratches to the leather and superficial chipping to the legs. Overall the chair is in very good condition and


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