Elias Svedberg Safari Chair

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A Safari armchair designed by Elias Svedberg, Sweden, 1940s.
Elias Svedberg developed the successful Triva concept in the mid-forties for NK: furniture that was sold in boxes and that was to be assembled by the customer. The design of this chair dates from 1944, considerably earlier than the more renown Sirocco chair by his compatriot Arne Norell. The armchair was designed to be delivered in a Classic flat package with easy-to-understand installation instructions. The armchair was left in production for many, many years, probably until the late 1960s.

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Elias Svedberg Safari Chair, Mid-Century Scandinavian Design, Sweden 1940s.

Triva Safari chair by Elias Svedberg for NK – Nordiska Kompaniet. Original leather armrests, hardwood frame. Original seat and backrest, therefore they show some normal wear and fading. Wooden frame shows traces and marks of use. Good vintage condition, consistent with age and use, with beautiful patina to the wood and leather.

Dimensions:
Height 76 cm (20 in.), width 60 cm (23,62 in.), depth 60 cm (23,62 in.), seat height 34 cm (13, 58 in.).

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Elias Svedberg developed the successful Triva concept in the mid-forties for NK. The Furniture was sold in boxes and was to be assembled by the customer. The design of this chair dates from 1944, considerably earlier than the more renown Sirocco chair by his compatriot Arne Norell.

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