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

“Y-chair/The Wishbone Chair”. Six lacquered oak armchairs, seats with woven papercord. Model CH 24. Designed 1949. Manufactured and marked 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. Surface marks and scratches. Minor stains on seats.

Auction

Modern art and design, 3 August 2021

Category
Estimate

15,000–20,000 kr

Sold

Price realised

21,000 kr  

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