Mid-Century Scandinavian Swedish Modern Oak & Fabric Carlton Armchair with Ottoman from Ikea, 1963
Delivering from: Warsaw, Poland
This modernist Carlton armchair with a footstool was produced by the Swedish company IKEA in 1963. This is a model with a high backrest. The frame is made of oak wood in a light shade of wood. The high backrest is slightly tilted, which affects the comfort when using it. The armchair with the footrest is upholstered in the original blue-gray fabric with a thicker weave. The set is a perfect example of Scandinavian design of the Mid-Century Modern era. Original IKEA furniture from the 1960s is sought after by museums and private collectors around the world. It’s a piece of great design history that’s still in use today. The armchair has a signature.
IKEA is an international conglomerate of Swedish origin that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, household appliances and home accessories. Founded in Sweden in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA has been the world’s largest furniture retailer since 2008. The company is known for modernist designs of various types of appliances and furniture, and its arrangement works are often associated with ecological simplicity.
This armchair and footstool are in original vintage condition. They have minor traces of use related to age, fading and color differences. The seat is at a height of 38 cm. Footrest dimensions: height 38 cm | width 62cm | depth 45 cm.
Literature: IKEA catalogue, 1963, pages 15 and 29.
|Dimensions||69 × 79 × 100 cm|
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