Extraordinary Mid-Century Modern Danish teak lounge chair, Model 207. Designed by Henry Walter Klein for Bramin Mobler, Norway, circa 1960s. Featuring an impressive backrest with pointed wings, descending into curved armrests and seat. The embracing curvature of the rounded bucket style back provides comfort, and exemplifies the smart and sophisticated design of Scandinavian Modern. Resting on a beautiful teak frame with tapered legs, creating a striking contrast to the soft gray wool upholstery. Features a gentle rocking mechanism that will require adjusting to the spring, as chair tilts back upon sitting. Perfect for a reading area, bedroom, living room or office, this unique and stylish lounge chair will afford relaxation and ease in any setting!
Condition Report: Rocking mechanism hardware needs adjusting; upholstery shows no rips, tears, minimal wear; teak base stable and strong.
Designer: Henry Walter Klein
Manufacturer: Bramin Mobler (aka NA Jorgensens Mobelfabrik) early 1960s
Date of Manufacture: 1960-1969
Period: Mid-Century Scandinavian
Materials And Techniques: Wool upholstery, teak
Wear: Consistent with age and use
Measurements: 39” H x 29.5” W x 31” D; (21” Arm H; 16” Seat H)
Born in Norway in 1919, Henry Walter (H.W.) Klein was a Norwegian interior designer, cabinetmaker, and furniture designer. Klein is best known for his handcrafted teak wood chairs, tables, and sideboards, which are characteristic of the postwar Danish modern style. This piece is a well-known design that is well documented in general design literature.