2124/​510

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

“Papa Bear Chair”. Wingback chair with legs of oak and “nails” of teak. Seat armrests and button fitted back upholstered with flecked reddish wool. Model AP 19. Designed 1951. Manufactured by AP Stolen.

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.

Condition

Normal patina due to age and use, including scratches, marks and minor notches. Upholstery with moth holes. Pillow and neckrest included.

Auction
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Estimate

40,000 kr

Sold

Price realised

75,000 kr  

16 bids

When Bidder Bid
151286 75,000 kr
1063074 70,000 kr
932037 (Auto bid) 65,000 kr
1063074 60,000 kr
932037 55,000 kr
1063074 (Auto bid) 50,000 kr
857027 50,000 kr
1063074 46,000 kr
857027 44,000 kr
1063074 42,000 kr
205978 40,000 kr
802930 38,000 kr
814184 36,000 kr
802930 (Auto bid) 34,000 kr
869654 34,000 kr
802930 32,000 kr