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CARL HANSEN & SØN | FH429 | Signature Chair | Designed 1954 | Frits Henningsen | Available in 10 weeks


Wood | Finish | Upholstery: Oak | Soap | Fabric Group 1

The FH429 Signature Chair captures the essence of designer Frits Henningsen’s work with its eye-catching simplicity and graceful curves. A fitting last statement from one of Denmark’s greatest furniture designers.

A design both unique and pure

The FH429 Signature Chair was designed by Frits Henningsen, a cabinetmaker who held his profession to very high standards. Henningsen always manufactured his own designs and often began by creating a small model – in this case, using modeling clay and toothpicks. The frame was then made in his Copenhagen workshop, undergoing months of testing and adjustments before Henningsen was content. After the lounge chair was completed in 1954, fewer than 20 pieces were produced. Carl Hansen & Søn reintroduced the design in 2015.

The simplicity of Henningsen’s work increased over the years. The Signature Chair becoming his purest, most pared-down design. His interest in achieving comfort and elegance through the use of graceful, curved lines is apparent in this final project. Its soft, inviting shapes and floating armrests create a simple, organic form that calls for quiet contemplation.

The FH429 Signature Chair is available with the matching FH430 footstool for added comfort.


Collection or local delivery (within 25 miles of Tetbury) is FREE. Beyond that, please contact us for a quote for delivery.  We will find the best solution.

Order online with us if you are happy to proceed, or if you'd like further information, then why not call into our Tetbury store. Please also feel free to get in touch via 01666 838524 or hello@treaclegeorge.com with any questions you have.


Frame: Solid Oak or Walnut

Available wood finishes: Soap, Lacquer, Oil, White oil and black paint

Seat/Back: Form Pressed Veneer, Foam,

Upholstery: Leather or Fabric or your choice. 

The Signature Chair is available with a wide degree of customisation. Please use the below guides to help make your selections. Equally, call in to see us in Tetbury or give us a call to discuss your options for this beautiful chair.

Carl Hansen LeatherFabric and Wood guides.


H: 101cm | D: 89cm | W: 66cm | Seat height: 40cm 


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