LM92 Metropolitan Chair | Larsen & Bender Madsen
LM92 Fully Upholstered Metropolitan Chair | Larsen & Bender Madsen
With its organic form and high quality of craftsmanship, the Metropolitan chair falls within the golden era of Danish Modern furniture history. Larsen and Bender Madsen met while studying under leading Danish designer Kaare Klint at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Together they designed approximately 300 works, of which the Metropolitan Chair is considered their most significant.
The chair got its break through at the exhibition The Arts of Denmark at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts in New York in 1960, where the most prominent of Danish design was showcased. The chair was consequently named the Metropolitan Chair.
Designer: Ejner Larsen and Aksel Bender Madsen, 1949
Manufacturer: Carl Hansen & Son
Dimensions: 30.5"w | 22"d | 31.3"h | 16.7" seat height
Construction: Solid oak or walnut frame. Fully upholstered in thick saddle leather upholstery in natural, cognac or black.
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