What a MARVELOUS vintage Scandinavian Modern dining or side chair!! It is attributed to designer Poul M. Volther by Frem Røjle of Denmark. It is comprised of four straight cylindrical tapered legs with the front two stopping at the seat top and the back two continuing up as the back-support posts. The back is a simple bowed band of teak between the two posts and the seat is comprised of a beautiful basket weave twisted paper cord. It is going to look wonderful as a side chair in your living room, bedroom, or entry way. Or it could be equally as fabulous at a desk or in the dining area. Whatever room you choose to place this gorgeous chair, choose to make it yours!!
Poul M. Volther (1923-2001), a Danish furniture and lighting designer, was trained as a cabinetmaker but later obtained his architect degree from the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts. Volther belonged to the mid-20th century generation of great Danish architects and designers ushering in the notable era of Scandinavian Modern functional high quality and artistically beautiful furnishings. Not only did Volther create a large body of work, most notably his Corona Chair, but as a teacher he influenced hundreds of future furniture architects and designers desire for quality craftsmanship.
Not many verifiable details can be found about Danish furniture manufacturing company Frem Røjle. But the evidence of the company’s post war success is found in all the highly prized and collectable furniture with their seal. Most notably by Hans Olsen and Poul Volther. These pieces exemplify the Danish mid-century Scandinavian Modern style with their fine materials, sculptural silhouettes, tapered legs, and expert joinery.
Whatever room you choose to place this gorgeous Scandinavian Modern chair, choose to make it yours!!