Set of 4 Erik Buch Chairs, Two no. 49 and Two no.50

$1,400.00

An obsession with Mid Century Modern usually has an entry point for every person, and this transition from design indifference to fascination is highly personal and specific for each person. For me, it was the sight of these chairs, which I later discovered to be designed by Erik Buck of Denmark, that sent me down the rabbit hole.

It's hard to pin down exactly what it is without deconstructing the mystique, and in the process we risk making the chairs seem like a sum of parts, when they are a totality, well-balanced, and with no superfluous elements. Some of these qualities are the gracefully arching curves, angled sections that imply some sass and attitude, and an organic elegance that allows all of the components to blend into each other. The illusion of a floating seat is the cherry on top.

Designed to conform to the natural human form and posture, you'll notice immediately that design goes beyond aesthetic appeal; these will be some of the most comfortable dining chairs you'll ever sit in. The location of the back rest is positioned just right, and feels like it is embracing you. The curvature of the floating seats is also comfortable. These are chairs you could easily use in your living room and still have people comfortable hours later.

Looking into the history of Danish Modernism and these Erik Buch chairs, we believe that these are some of the earliest production examples, made close to when they were first designed in the late 40s. Later examples, the most commonly found, were made by the Oddense Maskinsnedkeri Factory, and there are a few key differences. These older chairs have different joinery, have a Danish Furniture Control stamp instead of a foil tag, and is completely made of teak: the OD Mobler chairs use a piece of stained Beech wood for back section that supports the rear of the seat.

In great condition, with minimal wear and tear.

19L x 19W x 31H (17H for the seat)

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