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A classic piece of British design, this early DA sofa designed by Ernest Race has a welded steel frame with coil sprung seats and beech legs. Recently reupholstered in a high quality bouclé wool fabric in cream. Light and anatomical design, very comfortable.


The DA range was launched in 1946, it was Ernest Race's interpretation of a wingback chair and sofa. This was upholstered furniture for the modern space conscious home. Originally conceived in collaboration with Heal's of London the DA Series was a radical departure from traditional bulky armchairs of the past.

Early Ernest Race DA Sofa, 1949, Classic British Design

  • Details:

    Creator: Ernest Race (Designer)

    Height: 36.62 in. (93 cm)
    Width: 64.57 in. (164 cm)
    Depth: 36.23 in. (92 cm)
    Seat Height: 16.54 in. (42 cm)

    Style: Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)

    Materials and Techniques: Welded Steel,Wool

    Place of Origin: United Kingdom

    Period: 1940-1949

    Date of Manufacture: 1949

    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. A very early Race piece.

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