High-backed ‘Oxford’ chair, designed for the dining hall, St. Catherine's College, Oxford

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  • Provenance

    St. Catherine's College, Oxford, circa 1965
    Private collection, UK
    Phillips de Pury & Company, 20-21st Century Design Art, 8 December 2005, lot 180
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Frederik Sieck, Contemporary Danish Furniture Design, Copenhagen, 1990, p. 125
    Carsten Thau and Kjeld Vindum, Arne Jacobsen, Copenhagen, 2001, pp. 146, 182, 523
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2007, p. 134

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High-backed ‘Oxford’ chair, designed for the dining hall, St. Catherine's College, Oxford

circa 1965
Oak, oak-veneered plywood.
126 x 49 x 58 cm (49 5/8 x 19 1/4 x 22 7/8 in.)
Manufactured by Fritz Hansen, Denmark. Underside with partial manufacturer's paper label with DANISH/CONTROL/BY FRITZHANSEN.

Estimate
£15,000 - 20,000 Ω

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Design

London Auction 20 September 2017