Carl Malmsten “Farmor” Armchair in Sheepskin, 1950s


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Armchair in honey sheepskin, model “Farmor”, designed by the Swedish designer Carl Malmsten and manufactured by O.H. Sjögren in Sweden, 1950s.

The iconic “Farmor” or “Grandmother” armchair model designed by renowned Swedish designer Carl Malmsten in the 1950s is among the most popular seating models he created. Carl Malmsten wanted this armchair to convey a distinct sense of warmth and comfort through its soft, rounded form. The chair’s design reveals the feminine nature and the sense of homecoming that are frequently associated with the term “grandma,” which is undoubtedly the reason why this particular model has been consistently adored for decades.

This Swedish armchair is undeniably elegant in its appearance, featuring a classic Nordic look, which further explains its sheer popularity. The “Farmor” armchair model has a frame made of solid pine, a high back with its notable small “crown” and a small matching cushion on top, which is held in place by light cognac leather straps. This particular armchair was also newly reupholstered in honey sheepskin for utmost comfort and to further elevate its aesthetic, size and shape. This armchair is a perfect seating solution for a living room or perhaps a bedroom, featuring a superb combination of materials and colors.

Date of manufacture: 1950s
Origin: Sweden
Materials: Sheepskin, Pine, Leather
Dimensions: Height 103 cm x Width 76 cm x Depth 85 cm
Condition: After restoration. The armchair is newly upholstered in premium honey sheepskin.

Please be advised that this armchair is restored upon request. The images show the final result after a careful restoration by our professional team. The listing price is valid for the final result as depicted (including upholstery and work). A restored armchair has a lead time of 12 to 16 weeks, all to meet our high-quality standards. For further information, please feel free to contact us. We guarantee the authenticity and quality of all our goods.

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