Hans J. Wegner
(b. Tønder 1914, d. Gentofte 2007)
“The Chair”. Anniversary edition. A cherry wood armchair, seat with brown coloured leather. Model PP 503. Designed 1949. Manufactured by PP Møbler, 2004. Metal plaque underneath seat stamped no. 79/90.
The anniversary edition was made in 90 numbered copies in 2004 by PP furniture to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Wegner's birth.
“The Chair/The Round Chair” was presented at Københavns Snedkerlaugs Møbeludstilling 1949 with wicker seat and back, and the year after with upholstered seat. John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon sat in Wegners “The Chair”, as the Americans called it, in the legendary televised debates during the 1960's presidential election.