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The Spanish Chair

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In 1950, the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild’s exhibition presented furniture under the theme ”A Hunting Lodge”, in which Børge Mogensen had, for the first time, designed furniture using a solid wood framework with saddle leather forming the seat and back. This methodology was inspired from medieval Spanish furniture construction, something that Mogensen would return to time and time again.

In 1958, Mogensen used solid wood and saddle leather to create the Spanish Chair for Fredericia. On a journey through Spain, Mogensen had noticed a traditional type of chair with wide armrests, common in areas influenced by ancient Islamic culture. Mogensen combined this notion with his earlier works and signature functionalism. The wooden construction of the Spanish Chair is formed with geometrical precision, achieving a sturdy design with exceptional durability and enduring character. Back home in Denmark, Mogensen presented the Spanish Chair at the Copenhagen Cabinet-makers Guild’s Exhibition. The broad armrests serve as a practical place to place a glass or ashtray, allowing the user to dispense with occasional tables or other furniture from the surrounding area. In doing so he achieved a more open and informal space for relaxing and conversing.

The materials used for The Spanish Chair and Hunting Chair are of the finest selection and execution, from the quarter-sawn solid oak, to the vegetable tanned leathers and brass buckles. The rustic combination of materials develops a special patina that only becomes more stunning with time.

Measures: 27" H x 24.5" D x 32.5" W
Seat Height: 13.7"

Made in Denmark.

Doorstep Delivery
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White Glove Delivery
Our premium delivery option, which includes a scheduled appointment from one of our certified white glove delivery teams. The items from your order will be unpacked, assembled if necessary, put in place and all packing materials will be removed.

While we do our best to provide the most accurate and up-to-date lead times online and in-store, items are occasionally backordered. Backordered items will ship upon availability. Should there be any change in delivery timeframe, we will contact you as soon as possible. Further details can be found on our Shipping and Delivery page.

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Founded in 1911 as Fredericia Stolefabrik (Fredericia Chair Factory) in Denmark, Fredericia has a long history of high-quality furniture made in various styles. Surviving the strain of World War II, Fredericia went on to take on some of the greatest designers in modern furniture design, including Børge Mogensen and Hans J. Wegner.

 

Fredericia began as a thoroughly Danish design house, born of a proud heritage. A heritage of unfaltering dedication to the perfection and progression of the design craft.

 

Simple principles guide us along in our ambition to create and deliver a collection that we believe will be the modern originals of tomorrow. Simple principles that honour outstanding quality through a careful selection of materials, functionality and attention to detail.

 

We are proud of our collaborations with a carefully chosen circle of international designers, all renown for their exceptional level of design integrity, as well as our ability to identify and nurture talent. All with the ambition of creating contemporary design that is always beautifully crafted, relevant and aesthetically intriguing.

 

- THOMAS GRAVERSEN, OWNER