Incredibly rare and exquisitely crafted Model U-56 Elizabeth chair designed in 1956 by Ib Kofod-Larsen for cabinet makers Christensen & Larsen.
Later nicknamed the Elizabeth chair after Queen Elizabeth purchased a pair during a visit to Copenhagen in 1962.
Brand new black leather upholstery of the finest quality chosen to be sympathetic to the original hides offered.
This example is in excellent condition, no issues, no problems and no repairs.
Provenance: Purchased from the original owner who bought this in New York in the 1960’s.
Christensen & Larsen makers brand to the front stretcher.
Literature: Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, vol 4: 1957-1966, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 12-13, 48-49
DIMENSIONS: 78cm Wide x 71 High x 72 deep. Seat Height 39cm