Pair of armchairs by Fritz Jaenecke
Kirschbaum. Straight frame on high, conical square
legs. Back legs continue into armrest support with flat armrest.
Seat surface merging into backrest and woven.
Developed by Fritz Jaenecke. wickerwork added;
h. 88 cm. 51 cm by 51 cm. Seat-H. 45 cm.
Fritz Jaenecke was born in Kolbitz in 1903. After his studies at the Technical University in Berlin/
Charlottenburg, he received his diploma as an architect from Hans Poelzig in 1927. 1930-1934 he lived in Berlin in a studio community with Egon Eiermann. In 1937 he emigrated to Malmö and in 1942 he became a self-employed architect here, where he gained a great deal of recognition. From 1961 to the
end of the 1960s he taught as a professor at the Technical
University in Aachen and died in Malmö in 1978.
Jaenecke designed this furniture for a well-known personality living in Berlin. In these pieces of furniture the
cooperation with Egon Eiermann is clearly visible.
Cf. Monatshefte für Baukunst und Städtebau, Jhg. 18, 1934, Issue 12, p. 598; Leitl, Arbeiten von Fritz Jaenecke in: Wasmuth's monthly magazines for architecture and work form, vol.
19, 1935, issue 8, p. 300.
two armchairs. Cherrywood. Seat and backrest with wickerwork.
Designed by Fritz Jaenecke.
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