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

“Papa Bear”. Easy chair with oak nails and legs. Loose cushion, sides and deep-buttoned back with buttons, upholstered with light green wool. Model AP 19. Designed 1951. Manufactured by AP-Stolen, Copenhagen.

The “Papa Bear” easy chair was first time presented at the exhibition “Tidens Møbler” in Forum Copenhagen 1952.

Literature: “Dansk Kunsthåndværk”, No. 4, April 1952, p. 62 and No. 6, June 1952, on advertisment pages.

Johan Møller Nielsen, “Wegner en dansk Møbelkunstner”, 1965, p. 70.

Per H. Hansen & Klaus Petersen, “Moderne dansk møbeldesign”, 2007, p. 164.

Per H. Hansen & Klaus Petersen, “Den store danske møbelguide”, 2005, p. 329.


Minor wear due to age and use. Later cover in good condition. Minor stains.


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