Very rare asymmetrical lounge chair produced by Norwegian company Vik & Blindheim. Made in Norway during the early 1950s. Legs made of beech wood and new upholstery in honey colored shearling fur, with cognac leather buttons. Signed with original metal plaque. Excellent condition with new shearling upholstery. Legs reconditioned with very minor signs of wear and age.
This rare asymmetrical lounge chair was produced by Renowned Norwegian furniture maker Vik & Blindheim. Most well known for their production of the "Clam" chair both attributed to Phillip Arctander and Arnold Madsen. Both chairs have, beside their same origin in production, the very popular organic free form aesthetics in common. Although this chair also feature the rare asymmetrical feature with only one arm rest also bringin to mind the "Thumb/Gary" or "Tummen" armchair designed by Swedish designer Arne Norell.
Even though the chairs designer remains unknown today, the chair is undoubtedly a very rare Norwegian masterpiece in the organic free form style.
Price on request.
Reference: Vik og Blindheim catalogue.
Manufacturer: Vik & Blindheim
Year: early 1950s
Dimensions: W. 85 D. 70 H. 38/79 cm
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