Shell Chair

The Shell Chair is a bent plywood chair with wing-like curves comfortably balanced on three tapered legs. Popularly known for its iconic ‘smiling chair’ silhouette, the Hans Wegner designed CH07 Shell Chair (1963) features a deep comfortable leather, cowhide, or fabric seat and a profile that is beautifully unique from every angle. The Shell Chair is 36.25” | 92.1 cm wide, has a depth of 32.75” | 83.2 cm, a seat height of 14” | 35.6 cm and a back height of 29.25” | 74.3 cm.

Shell Chair has a height of 29.25” | 74 cm.
The Shell Chair has an overall height of 29.25” | 74 cm, width of 36.25” | 92 cm, and depth of 32.75” | 83 cm.
The Shell Chair has an overall height of 29.25” | 74 cm, width of 36.25” | 92 cm, and depth of 32.75” | 83 cm. The seat height of the Shell Chair is set at 14.0” | 36 cm with arms at .
The Shell Chair has an overall height of 29.25” | 74 cm, length of , and depth of 32.75” | 83 cm.
The Shell Chair has an overall height of 29.25” | 74 cm, length of , and depth of 32.75” | 83 cm. The seat height of the Shell Chair is set at 14.0” | 36 cm.
Shell Chair have an overall length of and width of 36.25” | 92 cm. Shell Chair have an overall area of .
The Shell Chair has an overall height of 29.25” | 74 cm, length of , and depth of 32.75” | 83 cm. The Shell Chair has a seat height set at 14.0” | 36 cm and an arm height of .
The average Shell Chair has an overall height of 29.25” | 74 cm, withers (shoulder) height of 14.0” | 36 cm, and body length of . A typical Shell Chair weighs between and has a lifespan of roughly 1963.
The typical Shell Chair has an overall height of 29.25” | 74 cm and body length of . An average Shell Chair weighs between and has a typical lifespan of 1963.
Shell Chair has a width of 36.25” | 92 cm and height of 29.25” | 74 cm.
The Shell Chair has a height of 29.25” | 74 cm, width of 36.25” | 92 cm, and a depth of 32.75” | 83 cm. The Shell Chair was released in 1963.
The Shell Chair has a height of 29.25” | 74 cm, width of 36.25” | 92 cm, depth of 32.75” | 83 cm, and weighs . The Shell Chair was released in 1963.
Drawings of the Shell Chair with dimensions and measurements of the side, front, and plan

The Shell Chair is a bent plywood chair with wing-like curves comfortably balanced on three tapered legs. Popularly known for its iconic ‘smiling chair’ silhouette, the Hans Wegner designed CH07 Shell Chair (1963) features a deep comfortable leather, cowhide, or fabric seat and a profile that is beautifully unique from every angle. The Shell Chair is 36.25” | 92.1 cm wide, has a depth of 32.75” | 83.2 cm, a seat height of 14” | 35.6 cm and a back height of 29.25” | 74.3 cm.

Common Questions
Common Questions
Common Questions
What are lounge chairs?
Lounge chairs are a variety of chair styles designed to allow a person to stretch out in a reclined or lounging position. Lounge chairs are often adjustable and include chaise longues, recliners, easy chairs, and armless backed chairs paired with ottomans.
What is the seat height of a lounge chair?
Lounge chairs are typically designed to be lower and more reclined than other chair types and range in seat heights from 12.5”-17” (32-43 cm).

Where are lounge chairs used?
Lounge chairs are best used in spaces where relaxing often occurs such as residential living rooms, reading rooms, and bedrooms or as signature accent pieces in high visibility spaces such as lobbies and reception spaces.

Details

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Height: 
29.25” | 74 cm
Width:
36.25” | 92 cm
Depth:
32.75” | 83 cm
Length:
Seat Height
14.0” | 36 cm
Arm Height
Weight:

Materials (Structure): Form-pressed bentwood veneer
Materials (Upholstery): Leather, fabric, cowhide
Designer: Hans Wegner

Year
1963

Drawings include:
Shell Chair front elevation, side, plan

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