Round Chair - The Chair PP501

Round Chair - The Chair PP501

Prices Inc. Vat:

Oak - Soap Treated £4909.00
Oak - Clear Bio Oil £5088.00
Oak - White Bio Oil £5088.00
Ash - Soap Treated £4998.00
Ash - White Bio Oil £5177.00
Cherry - Clear Bio Oil £5618.00
Walnut - Clear Bio Oil £6515.00

Seat Pad:

With Felt Seat Pad

The back of the pp501 is carved out of a 5 inch piece of solid wood. pp501 comes with a cane seat in nature or light cane. The material used in caning chairs is derived from the peeled bark or skin of the rattan vine native to Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia. Some vines reach 600ft in length. Rattan vine looks somewhat similar to bamboo but is much more flexible.

'The Round One' as Wegner referred to it with his usual provincial modesty, is one of the most famous Danish pieces of furniture - certainly the most distinctly Danish. In its own modest and simple way it sums up the very essence of traditional Danish woodworking and design philosophy. And it is absolutely the most important work of Hans J. Wegner.

When John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon met in the first ever, televised election debate in 1960, they sat in the Round Chair. It was chosen mainly for its comfort and genuine quality - made in Denmark and shipped to the USA to play an important role in this historic event. Eventually the Americans came up with a new and more telling name for this chair. They called it 'The Chair'.

PLEASE NOTE: Limited two year warranty for cane, limited production due to extraordinary wood sourcing and drying process. Cane must be moistened regularly. If it dries out it may crack. 

Felt pads (optional): white, black, grey, light brown, dark brown.

Height (total): 76cm
Height (arm rest): 70cm
Width: 63cm
Depth: 52cm
Seat Height: 44cm

PP Mobler furniture is made to the highest standards using the finest materials. Lead times can vary so please contact one of our stores for further details. 

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