20th Century Swedish Dux Three Seater Teakwood Sofa, Settee by Folke Ohlsson
A dark-brown, vintage Mid-Century modern Swedish three seater sofa with two pillows made of hand carved polished Teakwood, designed by Folke Ohlsson and produced by DUX, in good condition. The Scandinavian settee, canapé has a slightly inclined spindled backrest with arched, slim armrests standing on four wooden feet. Manufacturer label at the bottom. Newly upholstered in a light-grey Ralph Lauren cotton fabric. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950 - 1960, Sweden, Scandinavia.
Seat 16.75” H x 66.5" W 20” D
Pillows: 20" W x 20" W x 7" D
Folke Ohlsson was born in 1919 Sweden and passed away in 2003. In 1953 Ohlsson moved to Atherton, California and established DUX, Inc. in San Francisco. Over the years his work has received world-wide attention for his furniture designs which are known as Scandinavian Modern. Ohlsson received more than 30 awards in his lifetime.
Dux Inc. was a Swedish furniture manufacture founded in 1926 in Sweden by the Ljung family. They were specialized in designing and creating comfortable and innovative furniture, representing the Mid-Century Modern period and promoted a style of elegant design often referred to as Scandinavian Modern. Well-known designers have worked and designed for Dux, such as Folke Ohlsson, Bruno Mathesson, etc.
Material: Wood, Fabric
Details: Polished Teakwood, Upholstery, Cotton
Country of Origin: Sweden
Dimensions: 28" H x 73.5" W x 33" D