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

“Y-chair/The Wishbone Chair”. Six solid oak armchairs, seats with woven papercord. Original brown leather cushions included. Model CH 24. Designed 1949. Manufactured and marked with label by Carl Hansen & Son. (6)

“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 surface marks at the legs.

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Estimate

20,000–25,000 kr

Sold

Price realised

22,000 kr  

14 bids

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960324 22,000 kr
1067950 (Auto bid) 21,000 kr
960324 21,000 kr
1067950 (Auto bid) 20,000 kr
1040083 19,500 kr
1067950 (Auto bid) 19,000 kr
1040083 18,500 kr
1067950 (Auto bid) 18,000 kr
1040083 17,500 kr
1067950 (Auto bid) 17,000 kr
1040083 16,500 kr
1067950 (Auto bid) 16,000 kr
966576 15,500 kr
1067950 15,000 kr