PP Møbler PP501 The Chair - Caned Seat

'The Round One' is one of the most famous Danish pieces of furniture. In its own modest and simple way it sums up the very essence of traditional Danish woodworking and design philosophy. And it is absolutely the most important work of Hans J. Wegner.
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Delivery time: made to order - minimal 13 weeks

This chair is made to order by some of the world's best furniture craftsmen using materials that are required to meet PP Mobler's exacting specifications. The lead times can vary and are subject to change.

PP501 is also available in a variety of wood and finishes for the frame, the seat comes in natural or light cane.

Please contact Prevalent Projects for more information, *ADDITIONAL FREIGHT COST APPLY.

Dimensions W24.8" x D20.5" x H29.9"; Seat height 17.3"

Materials solid cherry wood with clear bio oil, caned seat in Natural.

The material used in caning chairs is derived from the peeled bark or skin of the rattan vine native to Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia. Some vines reach 600 feet in length. Rattan vine looks somewhat similar to bamboo but is much more flexible. 

This chair was created in a language of shape and construction that only Wegner spoke and it triggered the first ever, foreign report on Danish design in the American Interiors Magazine. It also became the cornerstone in a wide range of designs, which for more than a decade constituted the core business of several Danish furniture manufacturers, effectively becoming the main force in the great international breakthrough of Danish Modern.

When John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon met in the first ever, televised election debate in 1960, they sat in the Round Chair. It was chosen mainly for its comfort and genuine quality - made in Denmark and shipped to the USA to play an important role in this historic event.