Ole Wanscher was a leading figure within Scandinavian furniture design. His furniture is classical and thoroughly modern at the same time. Today Wanscher’s works are sought after collectors’ all over the world.Read More
In the 1920s Wanscher was associated with the school of Design at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts under Kaare Klint and designed his furniture with inspiration from English and oriental models. In competition with Børge Mogensen and Finn Juhl, Ole Wanscher won Kaare Klint’s professorship at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine ARts in 1955. A post that Wanscher held until 1973.
Wanscher won many prizes, including the Guild of Carpenters Annual Awards in 1960 and the gold medal at Triennalen in Milan, which underlined the fact that Wanscher was esteemed both internationally and in Denmark.
The Colonial Sofa is part of the Colonial Series which also includes the classic Colonial Chair and Footrest and the newly released Colonial Coffee Table. The series clearly reflects Wanscher´s fondness for the delicate and refined as well as his fascination with furniture design from the 18th century England and bygone Colonial times.The Colonial Sofa comes with loose cushions and the seat moves freely in the frame, which features a cotton webbing base.
39"W X 27.5"D X 33"H, Seat Height:
Like the Colonial Chair the Sofa is available in walnut and oak. The Sofa comes with loose cushions for seat and back in fabric or leather. They are turnable in fabric – not in leather. The seat moves freely in the frame which features a cotton webbing base.