"Ringstol" Lounge Chair by Illum Wikkelsø for Niels Eilersen. Made in Denmark circa 1950s. Restored to original with woven papercord seating and rich walnut frame. All joints are sturdy and this piece is in excellent condition. Mark on bottom of frame.
Height: 26.75 in. (67.95 cm)Width: 31.25 in. (79.38 cm)Depth: 27.5 in. (69.85 cm)Seat Height: 14.25 in.
Illum Wikkelsø was born in 1919 in Denmark. After training as a cabinetmaker in 1938, he studied at the Danish School of Design and he graduated in 1941. He started his career by working for the cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær then for the famous architects Hvidt & Mølgaard. He founded his own studio in 1954.