Carl Hansen CH07 Shell Chair

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  • Black Painted Oak
    Black Painted Oak
  • Lacquered Oak
    Lacquered Oak
  • Oiled Oak
    Oiled Oak
  • Oiled Walnut
    Oiled Walnut
  • Smoked Oak
    Smoked Oak
  • White Oiled Oak
    White Oiled Oak

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  • Specification

    • Designer : Hans J.Wegner
    • Year of Design : 1963
    • Material : Wood and Kvadrat fabric
    • H: 74cm; W: 92cm; D: 83cm
    • Seat Height : 35cm
    • Delivery : Made to order; 6 - 8 weeks


    The CH07 Shell Chair from Carl Hansen & Son was designed by Hans J.Wegnerin 1963. With its three legs this is a sculptural chair best placed where it can be viewed from all sides, on its own or in groups.

    Made in Denmark from form-pressed wood veneer it's finished in either beech, oiled, lacquered or white oiled oak, smoked oak and walnut. This is complemented with a seat and back upholstery in a range of Kvadrat fabrics or leathers. Sometimes called "The Smiling Chair", the three-legged construction provides absolute stability; the chair achieves a floating lightness due to its wing-like seat and the arching curves of its tapered legs.

    Soap - The closest to raw wood; grain and structure are visible; light in colour
    Oil - Grain and structure are visible; lighter than soap; creates lustre and brings out contrast in grain and structure. Darkens over time to a rich patina
    Clear Lacquer- Grain & structure visible, darker than soap, glossy smooth finish which yellows over time.
    White Oil - Same as oil with grain and structure visible with a light tinge.

    Fabric Description :
    Canvas : 90% New wool worsted 10% Nylon. Refined wool, soft weave. Martindale : 100 000
    Remix : 90% New wool worsted 10% Nylon. 3 coloured yarns with irregular colour play inspired by men's tailoring. Martindale : 100 000
    Hallingdal : 70% Wool30% Viscose. Richly textural. Martindale : 100 000
    Steelcut Trio: 90% New wool worsted 10% Nylon. Innovative weave with three dimensional 'pyramid' surface. Martindale : 100 000
    Loke Leather - Buffed, embossed and coated with a protective finish to create a very durable leather. With its uniform texture, this leather offers a practical choice with minimal change in appearance over time.
    Thor Leather - This semi-aniline leather has a natural grain and its occasional slight scars and markings add to its individuality. Coated with a protective layer to increase practicality and withstand stains and fading, this leather will wear slightly over time adding to it's appearance.
    Sif Leather - A full grain pure analine leather with a naked and natural surface

    Fabric samples are available on request : Request a Sample

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    Carl Hansen CH07 Shell Chair
    Carl Hansen CH07 Shell Chair
    Carl Hansen CH07 Shell Chair
    Carl Hansen CH07 Shell Chair
    Carl Hansen CH07 Shell Chair
    Carl Hansen CH07 Shell Chair
    Carl Hansen CH07 Shell Chair