Butterfly Chair

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Designed by Lucian Ercolani, 1956

Few forms embody the legacy of L.Ercolani as consummately as that of the modest BUTTERFLY CHAIR — the iconic everyday dining chair designed by Lucian Ercolani. Launched in 1956, the subtle curves and sculptural refinement of the BUTTERFLY CHAIR helped transform the chair into a beloved mid-century classic.

The BUTTERFLY CHAIR features the traditional Windsor wedge and tenon joinery, a technique in which the chair’s legs are extended through the seat and secured with a wedge. These joints are then sanded until they lie flush with the seat to create a strong and durable base, built to withstand the demands of daily life.

Offered in ash timber with an ash veneer steam-bent ply seat and back, the BUTTERFLY CHAIR is an attractive and eye-catching accompaniment to the heartening ritual of dining with loved ones. The chair is available in nine statement-making finishes, including a natural finish and the new MODERN TONES series by Christian Møller Andersen.

Stains DM Ash DM
Ash (DM)
Vintage Red (VR)
Ochre (OE)
Oceanic (OS)
Original (OG)
Darkened (DA)
Off White (NM)
Warm Grey (WG)
Black (SB)
Natural - Original Frame (DMOG)
Vintage Red - Original Frame (VROG)
Ochre - Original Frame (OEOG)
Off White - Original Frame (NMOG)
Warm Grey - Original Frame (WGOG)
Black - Original Frame (SBOG)
Product Description

Few forms embody the legacy of L.Ercolani as consummately as that of the modest BUTTERFLY CHAIR — the iconic everyday dining chair designed by Lucian Ercolani. Launched in 1956, the subtle curves and sculptural refinement of the BUTTERFLY CHAIR helped transform the chair into a beloved mid-century classic. A purposeful study in simplicity, the clean form of the BUTTERFLY CHAIR reflects Lucian Ercolani’s signature design ethos and heartfelt commitment to traditional craftsmanship. Ercolani was able to yield the optimal balance between form and function by removing all unnecessary elements from the chair’s construction — creating a timeless furnishing that is equal parts elegant and accommodating.

Redolent of its winged namesake, the distinctive shape of the BUTTERFLY CHAIR is imbued with a sense of lightness and purity. The chair’s simple, pared-back form references the intrinsic piety of the Windsor-style furniture which inspired Lucian Ercolani’s early designs.

Gently rounded to hug the body’s natural contours, the steam-bent curves of the BUTTERFLY CHAIR invites users to sit and enjoy a moment of comfort and repose. While its playful silhouette elicits amazement and surprise, the chair’s most extraordinary features lie in its minute details. The BUTTERFLY CHAIR features the traditional Windsor wedge and tenon joinery, a technique in which the chair’s legs are extended through the seat and secured with a wedge. These joints are then sanded until they lie flush with the seat to create a strong and durable base, built to withstand the demands of daily life.

Offered in ash timber with an ash veneer steam-bent ply seat and back, the BUTTERFLY CHAIR is an attractive and eye-catching accompaniment to the heartening ritual of dining with loved ones. The chair is available in nine statement-making finishes, including a natural finish and the new MODERN TONES series by Christian Møller Andersen.

Specifications

Product Code
7402

Country of Origin
UK

Product Dimensions
Width: 51cm
Depth: 46cm
Height: 82cm
Seat Height: 47cm
Seat Depth: 32cm

Product Weight
4kg

Assembly
Fully Assembled

Packaged Dimensions
89cm (L) x 64cm (W) x 54cm (H). 8kg

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