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

“Papa Bear”. Easy chair with teak nails and oak legs. Loose cushion, sides and deep-buttoned back, upholstered with grey wool. Model AP 19. Designed 1951. 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, 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. Marks and scratches on legs and nails. Cover with stains.

Auction

Modern art and design, 10 August 2021

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Estimate

50,000–60,000 kr

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Price realised

65,000 kr  

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