Mid-century Hans Brattrud for Hove Mobler "Scandia" Rosewood Dining Chairs c.1950
An original set of six stackable, mid-century high back, Rosewood dining chairs part of the “Scandia” series, designed by Hans Brattrud for Hove Møbler, Norway, circa 1957. Bent rosewood slats form the backs and seats of the chairs. The curved backs provide lumbar support creating maximum comfort. The chairs sit on a chrome base that form a hairpin frame of bent metal. Bumpers underneath the seats prevent damage when stacked. Original labels on five chairs.
CREATOR Hans Brattrud for Hove Møbler, Norway.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1957.
MATERIALS & TECHNIQUES Rosewood, Chrome.
CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. One chair is missing all bumbers. One chair is missing one bumper.
DIMENSIONS H 36.75 in. x W 19.25 in. x D 21 in. Seat Height 17.25 in.
HISTORYThe “Scandia” stackable chair received the Award for Design Council and was awarded a gold medal at the International arts and crafts fair in Munich.