Arne Norell Ari chair and ottoman as seen in The Romantic Englishwoman

Designer: Arne Norell

Director: Joseph Losey

The Ari chair and ottoman is perhaps Arne Norell’s most beautiful and luxurious design created in 1966 and is favoured by Lewis (Michael Caine) and Elizabeth (Glenda Jackson) for their grand living room in The Romantic Englishwoman. Lewis is seen sitting in the Ari chair in several key scenes.

This chair and ottoman is made in exclusive Scandinavian leather and combined with an elegant chrome plated frame.

Ari was awarded “Showpiece of the year” in 1973 by the British Furniture Manufacturers in London.

New and vintage originals are available from Film and Furniture.

New chairs are handmade in Sweden with great care, all according to Arne Norell’s original drawings.

The premium leather is from Tärnsjö GarveriSørensenElmo, and Ca-mo in a variety of colours. The frame comes in satin or gloss finish. 

Worldwide shipping available (any import and/or duty fees will be covered). 

Approx Price for new Ari chairs (worldwide shipping included):-

Ari in leather from Elmo:
Chair                USD $6,229     EUR €5,302
Ottoman          USD $3,145     EUR €2,677

Ari in leather from Camo, Tärnsjö or Sørensen:
Chair                 USD $7,262     EUR €6,182
Ottoman           USD $3,562    EUR €3,032

Contact [email protected] for more information and up-to-date pricing or if you have a vintage version to sell.

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