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Hans J. Wegner (b. Tønder 1914, d. Gentofte 2007)

“Y-chair/The Wishbone Chair”. Four oak armchairs, seats with woven papercord. Model CH 24. Designed 1949. Manufactured and marked with label by Carl Hansen & Son. (4)

“The Wisbone Chair” was presented at the exhibition “Købestævnet” in Fredericia, August 1950.

Literature: “Dansk Kunsthåndværk” No. 11, November 1950, p. 195. (Danish magasin for Arts and Craft).

Noritsugu Oda, “Danish Chairs”, 1999, p. 113.

Johan Møller Nielsen, “Wegner en dansk møbelkunstner”, 1965, p. 88–89.

Per H. Hansen & Klaus Petersen, “Moderne dansk møbeldesign”, 2007, p. 157.

Per H. Hansen & Klaus Petersen, “Den store danske møbelguide”, 2005, p. 309.

Condition

Minor wear due to age and use. Minor marks and scratches. Loose cushions with natural leather are enclosed.

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Estimate

8,000–10,000 kr.

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Price realised

10,500 kr.  

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