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

“Papa Bear”. An easy chair with rosewood nails and stained beech legs, upholstered with light wool. Designed 1951. Model AP 19. 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, Juni 1952, on advertisment pages. (Danish magasin for Arts and Kraft)

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

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

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


Minor wear due to age and use. Later cover with a few stains.

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