Egg™ Chair

Designed by Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen


Item Number: 1390
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Form follows function, and nowhere is that more apparent than in a sculpted chair that anticipates the curves of the human body. Arne Jacobsen designed the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, and for its busy lobby, he created the biomorphic Egg (1958). With this chair, Jacobsen embraced new materials that allowed him to shape fluid curves and single-piece molded shells. At a time when others were experimenting with bent tubular steel, Jacobsen focused on the upholstered armchair, believing a solution existed that was still true to modern ideals. Indeed, he met that goal. Set on a rotating base, the Egg Chair allows sitters to swivel toward a conversation area or away from others if privacy is desired. It also tilts back for relaxed lounging. This is the authentic Egg Chair manufactured by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Poland.

  • The Egg Chair tilts and swivels.
  • Finely upholstered, the fabric or leather is hand sewn onto the frame.


Arne Jacobsen
Arne Jacobsen

DENMARK (1902–1971)

Arne Jacobsen bought a plywood chair designed by Charles Eames and installed it in his own studio, where it inspired one of the most commercially successful chair models in design history. The three-legged Ant Chair (1951) sold in the millions and is considered a classic today. It consists of two simple elements: tubular steel legs and a springy seat and back ...

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H 42.25” W 34” D 37.5” Seat H 14.5” Egg™ Chair


Fiberglass-reinforced polyurethane foam shell; satin-chromed steel column; injection-molded aluminum base; fabric or leather upholstery. Gabriel® Fame® upholstery: 95% wool, 5% polyamide. Maharam Kvadrat® Tonus upholstery: 90% wool, 10% Helanca® . Leather: full-grain leather or cowhide upholstery.

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