Egg Chair - Limited Editionby Arne Jacobsen, 1958 — from 12.192,00 €
|Product type||Lounge chair|
Dimensions in cm
|Weight||Chair: 20 kg
Footstool: 4,5 kg
|Material||Shell: plastic padded with cold foam
Star base: aluminium, 23 carat gold plating
Covers: Pure leather, purely vegetable tanned
Due to its natural state, the exquisite aniline leather can show residues of scars, insect bites or have visible neck folds, all of which will change through exposure to sunlight and darken with time.
The gilded base could lose its initial lustre over time and set a patina.
These are not quality defects.
|Variants||Standard Egg Chair and Egg Footstool available in a range of other finishes|
|Function & properties||Chair: tilting and swivel
Automatic return mechanism
|Delivery includes||1 Lounge chair optionally with or without footstool|
|Care||Please refer to the manufacturer's care instructions.|
|Certificates & Sustainability||Fritz Hansen conforms to the following environmental certification:
PEFC Chain of Custody
FSC® Chain of Custody
The leather employed is pure vegetable tanned and is IVN certified. This means that the waste disposal and the recycling of waste from the tanning process are monitored and documented in every case. The result is a wonderful natural product produced with minimal impact on the environment. In addition, the leather is certified as hypoallergenic with the ECARF quality seal.
Each Egg has a numbered 60th anniversary leather engraving.
|Warranty||5 year warranty on manufacturing defects
Register your armchair at fritzhansen.com/MY-REPUBLIC and take advantage of an extended warranty. To qualify you must register your chair within 3 months of the date of purchase, once registered Fritz Hasen guarantee the following warranties:
5 years on tilt function, swivel function, automatic return mechanism, fabric and basic leather
10 years on frame, shell, classic leather
Ordinary wear and tear are excluded from the warranty!
|Product family||Anniversary Collection|
|Datasheet||Click for more information (ca. 0,8 MB).
Arne Jacobsen designed the Egg Chair as well as the Swan Armchair in 1958 for the lobby and lounge areas of the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen; a commission which foresaw Jacobsen complete the complete design of the interior design, which, in addition to the lounge chairs The Swan and The Egg, also includes other iconic designs - from textiles to the AJ floor lamp up to a futuristic cutlery series. With the SAS Hotel Jacobsen exemplifies his idea of integrating architecture and design - and created with the organic Egg Chair the perfect formal contrast to the almost exclusively horizontal and vertical lines of the building itself. In creation the Egg Chair Jacobsen employed a novel technology: a robust plastic inner shell in combination with a cold foam padding, for which he created the perfect plaster mould like a sculptor in his Klampenborg garage. With the Swan he created a second lounge chair, which hints at the lively, trendy design of the 1960s, and has since, as with the Egg been produced by Fritz Hansen.
For the 60th anniversary of the Egg Chair, Fritz Hansen have created an extravagant limited edition of the design classic. The aluminium frame has been finished with a 23-carat gold plating, while the seat shell features covers made of high-quality Pure leather. Due to its natural state, the exquisite aniline leather can feature remnants of insect bites or have visible neck folds, which under influence of sunlight will darken with time. The gold-plated base of the Egg Chair will also gradually gain a charming patina, thereby making the Arne Jacobsen design classic, which is only available in limited quantities, a rare and exquisite piece.