Arne Jacobsen Swan Chairfor Fritz HansenIn 1958 the Swan was a technologically innovative chair.
No straight lines - only curves. A moulded shell of synthetic material on an aluminium star swivel base. A layer of cold foam covers the shell, and fabric of leather in a wide range of colours is added.
The Swan, Egg and swan sofa were designed in 1958 for the lobby and lounge areas in the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen.
The shell is polyurethane foam with glass fibre reinforcement. The seat carrier consists of a spindle of diameter 28 mm automate steel and an assembly plate of 5 mm steel sheet. The individual parts are welded and surface treated with matt zinc. The base consists of a satin chromed, turnable center part of welded steel tubing (diameter 38 x 2 mm) and a 4-star base in injection moulded aluminium. The leg ferrules are moulded black polyamide.
The Swan comes with leather or fabric upholstery.
The Swan comes with automatic return (model 3329)
The Swan is upholstered with cold cured foam and covered with fabric or leather. Standard fabric for the Swan includes Kvadrat Hallingdal (70% wool and 30% viscose), Tonus (90% wool and 10% nylon), Bass (92% worsted wool and 8% nylon) and Topas (100% pure worsted wool) as well as leather.
Width: 74 cm
Depth: 68 cm
Sitting height: 38 cm
Total height: 75 cm
Total weight: 9,4 kg