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Yngve Ekström (1913-1988) for Swedese
Pair of lamino lounge chairs, teak, with patterned upholstery, designed in 1956, stamped to the underside 'Swedese, Yngve Ekström, Made in Sweden', 100cm high overall (2)
One chair has a split and repair. Is now very sturdy. Overall signs of wear and some scratches. Upholstery is not original. Very comfortable. Otherwise seems ok.
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