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Hans J. Wegner: “Papa Bear”. Easy chair with teak nails and oak legs, upholstered with patterned fabric. Manufactured by AP-Stolen.

Description

“Papa Bear”. Easy chair with teak nails and oak legs, upholstered with patterned fabric. Model AP 19. Designed 1951. Manufactured by AP-Stolen, Copenhagen.

Purchased by the present owner circa 1960.

Presented at the exhibition “Tidens Møbler” in Forum 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.

Condition

Wear due to age and use. Minor marks and scratches on legs and nails. Later fabric.

Auction

Modern art and design, 3 December 2019

Category

Modern furniture

Artist

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

Estimate

40,000–50,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

38,000 kr.

2 bids

When Bidder Bid
272164 38,000 kr.
986474 36,000 kr.