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Drop chair, 1958

Designed by Arne Jacobsen
Manufactured by Fritz Hansen
Product code: FRI-3110


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Drop chair by Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen.

The Drop chair was designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958 as part of his masterpiece, the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. Originally produced with the classic Swan and Egg chairs, the Drop chair was made exclusively for the hotel and not put into standard production. 

The seat shell is available either in plastic (6 colours) or upholstered in fabrics or leathers of the collection. Chromed base. Available in the following fabric and leather grades: 

Christianshavn Selection:
see fabric colours here

Category 1: 
Canvas, Capture, DiabloFame, Remix and Tonus fabrics

Category 2:
Divina, Divina MelangeDivina MD, FiordHallingdal SteelcutSteelcut Trio and Sunniva fabrics

Category 3:
Comfort fabric, Essential black leather

Category 4: 
Aura leather

Category 5: 
Grace, Embrace, White, Optical White, Rustic and Natural leather 

Please see the above leather grades and colours here
All fabric and leather samples are available to view at our shop or showroom.

45.5w x 54.5d x 46/88.5cmh

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Drop chair


Plastic colours

(PDF, 157 kB)

Christianshavn fabrics

(PDF, 388 kB)

Leather grades and colours

(PDF, 340 kB)


Made-to-order: 8-10 weeks

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Furniture orders over £1500 free for Mainland UK.

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