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Hans J. Wegner: “Papa Bear Chair”. Easy chair with legs of oak and “nails” of teak. Upholstered with light wool fabric. Manufactured by AP Stolen.

Description

“Papa Bear Chair”. Easy chair with legs of oak and “nails” of teak. Seat, armrests, back fitted with buttons and seat cushion upholstered with light coloured wool fabric. Model AP 19. Designed 1951. Manufactured by AP Stolen.

Model presented at the exhibition “Tidens Møbler” in Forum 1952.

Literature: Dansk Kunsthåndværk, no. 4, April 1952, p. 62 and no. 6, Juni 1952, on advertisment pages. Literature: Johan Møller Nielsen, “Wegner en dansk Møbelkunstner”, 1965, p. 70.

This item is part of our exhibition at ”Design Classic Düsseldorf” December 1st. thus will not be in our regular showroom in Havnen November 29th-December 2nd.

Condition

Patina due to age and use, including scratches, marks and light dirt. Seat cushion with stains.

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.

8 bids

When Bidder Bid
953281 38,000 kr.
935449 36,000 kr.
1010297 34,000 kr.
986474 (Auto bid) 32,000 kr.
1010297 32,000 kr.
986474 (Auto bid) 30,000 kr.
802930 29,000 kr.
986474 28,000 kr.