Risom C143 Chair
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The Risom C143 Chair (1955) was originally designed by Jens Risom and recently reissued by Stellar Works. The classic good looks of the chair is instantly recognisable by its comfortable upholstered seat and backrest and solid wood frame. A cane back version of the chair was used in the White House in the 1960s, with President Lyndon B. Johnson photographed sitting on it whilst he signed the Civil Rights Act in 1964. The Risom C143 chair is a timeless classic which works well at home around the dining table and in commercial spaces such as offices and hotel rooms.
The Risom C143 Chair (1955) comes in a solid oak or walnut frame with its seat and backrest upholstered in fabric. Please make your selection of wood finish and upholstery category in the Wood Finishes and Upholstery options above, indicating the upholstery reference in the "Notes to Do Shop" section at the checkout. Please contact us if you have any further questions on options and finishes.
The Risom Collection comprises various types of chairs, a lounge chair, various stools, a desk, a coffee table and some shelves. The collection is most famous for the cane back Risom Chair 140, which was used in the White House in the 1960s, with President Lyndon B. Johnson photographed sitting on it whilst he signed the Civil Rights Act in 1964.
Jens Risom, who designed the first Knoll chair in 1941, received his education in Denmark at the Krebs' School, St. Anne Vester School, University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen's Kunståndvaerkerskolen. He worked as a designer of furniture and interiors in the Copenhagen office of architect Ernst Kuhn.
Stellar Works is a contemporary design brand which brings together East and West, heritage and modernity, as well as craft and industry. The brand benefits from having a production base in China, operational management from Japan and creative input from designers from around the world. Their designs combine Asian motifs with European styles, creating products which feel fresh yet timeless.
Production & Lead Time
Custom-made to order in approximately 14-16 weeks.
Stock in selected finishes may be available for immediate shipping, please enquire for more details.
1-2 weeks for shipping, depending on location.
W 58.7 x D 57.7 x H 82.3 x SH 45.5 cm
Materials & Finishes
Frame: solid walnut or oak in various finishes
Seat: upholstered in fabric or leather
Backrest: upholstered in fabric or leather
Delivery - United Kingdom
The UK delivery charge for this product is based on order value, including free delivery for orders above certain values. You can check these charges at the Shopping Cart or Checkout.
Our prices include all applicable VAT, import duties, clearance charges and other fees associated with importing the product into the UK. You will not be asked for further payments once you have made the purchase.
This product will be sent by a courier using a kerbside, non-timed service. We offer an enhanced delivery service which includes delivery at an agreed time slot to your room of choice, product assembly, removal of packaging and old items of furniture as well as storage for a limited period for an extra charge. Please contact us for a quotation.
Delivery - Outside United Kingdom
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All our product prices include UK VAT of 20%, which will be automatically deducted at the Checkout for orders with delivery addresses outside the UK. Customers from outside the UK (including countries in the European Union) will be liable for paying any applicable local VAT or similar sales taxes. Once the shipment reaches its destination country, the relevant authorities or the shipping company will contact you with further information on such taxes, which must be paid by you before the goods can be delivered. Please contact us if you have any questions.
This product will be sent by a courier using a kerbside, non-timed service.