Design critics have described Finn Juhl’s Egyptian Chair as a miraculous mix of ancient Egyptian design principles, modern rhythms and aerodynamics.
The chair was displayed for the first time in 1949 in Copenhagen at the Cabinetmakers’ Guild Exhibition alongside the acclaimed Chieftain Chair. Riding the wave of success from this particular exhibition, Finn Juhl experienced his international breakthrough and subsequently became known as the father of the famous Danish Modern design style.
Many years later, Finn Juhl himself spoke about a visit at the Louvre Museum in Paris where he became so fascinated by an antique Egyptian chair, that he “stole” its construction when he designed his own Egyptian Chair.
The Egyptian Chair is characterized by its unique craftsmanship. It is produced in oak or walnut with upholstery in fabric or leather.
This item is available in many fabric / leather options. The most popular fabric choices are shown below - please click on the links for swatch images. We can also offer customer's own material. For expert advice, fabric samples and technical support please email email@example.com
Fabric Group 1: Tonus 4, Remix 2, Canvas 2, Step, Front 2, Main Line Flax
Fabric Group 2: Hallingdal 65, Divina 3, Tonica 2, Steelcut 2, Steelcut Trio 3, Rami, Rami Plus, Rime, Molly 2, Foss
Fabric Group 3: Blans, Siksak, Halk, Divina MD
Fabric Group 4: Coda 2, Vidar 3, Balder 3, Fuse, Pilot, Sonar 3, Ria
Leather Group 1: Prestige
Leather Group 2: Passion
Leather Group 3: Cervo
Leather Group 4: Vegetal, Elegance
Seat height: 45cm