Carl Hansen FH429 Signature Chair


Available To Order - See lead time below

  • Soaped Oak
    Soaped Oak
  • Lacquered Oak
    Lacquered Oak
  • Oiled Oak
    Oiled Oak
  • White Oiled Oak
    White Oiled Oak
  • Black Painted Oak
    Black Painted Oak
  • Lacquered Walnut
    Lacquered Walnut
  • Oiled Walnut
    Oiled Walnut
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  • Designer : Fritz Henningsen
  • Year of Design : 1954
  • Material : Wood and upholstery
  • H: 101cm; W: 66cm; D: 89cm
  • Seat Height : 40cm
  • Delivery : Made to order; 6 - 8 weeks


The FH429 Signature Chair from Carl Hansen & Son was designed by Fritz Henningsen in 1954. This was the last piece he designed and consummated his legacy as one of Denmark's greatest furniture designers.

Through its elegant simplicity Henningsen sought to create a chair which achieved perfection through choice of materials, functionality and comfort. When the final design was realised after months of rigorous testing and adjustment in 1954, only 20 of the original were every produced. In fact, Carl Hansen had to source an original Signature Chair to X-ray and dismantle to recreate the chair true to its original design, as Henningsen had destroyed all his models and working drawings prior to his death.

A triumph of undisputed elegance, beauty and comfort the Signature Chair has a soft, inviting and organic form which calls for quiet contemplation. It's available with a frame in oiled walnut, oiled oak, white oiled oak or soaped oak in a large selection of fabrics and leathers. -

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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