Butterfly Chair Warm Grey Seat Original Legs

by L.Ercolani

A classic post-war, spindle design is defined by a solid wedge joint connecting ergonomic and lovingly crafted seat and frame
£650 £449
In Stock normally delivered within 1 week only 8 left.

Product Story

Few forms embody the legacy of L.Ercolani as consummately as that of the modest Butterfly Chair - the iconic everyday dining chair designed by Lucian Ercolani. Launched in 1956, the subtle curves and sculptural refinement of the Butterfly Chair helped transform the chair into a beloved mid-century classic. The Butterfly Chair features the traditional Windsor wedge and tenon joinery, a technique in which the chair’s legs are extended through the seat and secured with a wedge. These joints are then sanded until they lie flush with the seat to create a strong and durable base, built to withstand the demands of daily life. Offered in ash timber with an ash veneer steam-bent ply seat and back, the Butterfly Chair is an attractive and eye-catching accompaniment to the heartening ritual of dining with loved ones. The chair is available in nine statement-making finishes, including a natural finish and the new Modern Tones series by Christian Møller Andersen.
  • Based on designs by Lucian Ercolani in the 1950's

  • Part of the "Originals" collection by Ercol

  • Available in a range of finishes

  • Maximum reccomended weight 95kg

  • Fully assembled

  • Voted one of Heal's most chersished ercol designs. Find out why on our blog.

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Height 82cm
Width 51cm
Depth 46cm
Seat Height 47cm

Materials & Information

Frame Ash
Seat & Back Ash


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  • Many items are delivered assembled so you only need to unpack them.
  • £25 … but FREE for orders over £500.

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