Fritz Hansen Oxford Chair - High Back


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  • Designer : Arne Jacobsen
  • Year of Design : 1965
  • Materials : Aluminium base and arms with wooden laminate shell and leather upholstery
  • Dimensions:
    H: 125-139cm; W: 60cm; D: 60cm
    Seat Height : 48cm (fixed); 41 - 55cm (adjustable)
  • Delivery : 4 - 6 Weeks


The original Oxford Chair was designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1965 for St. Catherine's College, Oxford. Over the years these have changed in appearance but this version is more true to the original design.

Manufactured by Fritz Hansen in Denmark the Oxford Chair is available in three different heights (see Oxford - Low Back and Oxford - Medium Back separate listings). This is the high back version and comes with either a five star aluminium base which has a fixed height of 102cm and seat height of 48cm or a 5 castor base which has a variable height of 125 - 139cm and seat height of 41-55cm. This variable version also has a tilt feature.

We have featured the Oxford Chair in the best selling leather choices. It can also be upholstered in various fabrics and ordered without arms. Please call us on 0151 708 4192 for further information.

Danish hides of the highest quality ensuring the animals have good living conditions so the hides have fewer natural markings.
Basic Leather : A smooth looking type of leather with a fine grain print. Very durable, robust and easy to look after as well as being greaseproof. The leather is soft and pleasant to the touch and offers excellent sitting comfort.
Elegance Leather : An exquisite type of leather of the finest quality oxhide offering excellent sitting comfort as well as a feeling of exclusivity. An aniline leather, it has an exclusive and natural look and is soft and pleasant to the touch. The leather has a natural surface structure and all natural markings are visible giving the chair a unique sense of character. The leather acquires a beautiful darker patina with use and exposure to sunlight.
White Leather : The finest quality oxhide, soft to the touch and offering excellent sitting comfort. Treated with a light finish, the hide is resilient and easy to look after.

*Note - The Oxford Chair with castors is height adjustable whereas the star base model features a fixed height.

See other Arne Jacobsen designs.
See other Office Chairs.
See the Fritz Hansen collection.