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Hans J. Wegner: “Papa Bear”. Easy chair with matching footstool. Patinated oak frame, teak nails and handles. Upholstered with light grey wool. (2)

Description

“Papa Bear”. Easy chair with matching footstool. Patinated oak frame with nails and handles of teak. Sides, back and loose seat cuchion upholstered with light grey wool. Model AP-19 and AP-29. Designed 1951 and 1954. Manufactured by AP-Stolen. (2)

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.

Condition

Later reupholstered. Wool with light dirt and minor defects on edgings. Frame with scratches and marks. Stool with loose assemblings.

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

60,000 kr.

20 bids

When Bidder Bid
932037 (Auto bid) 60,000 kr.
818424 60,000 kr.
932037 55,000 kr.
818424 (Auto bid) 50,000 kr.
932037 50,000 kr.
818424 48,000 kr.
1025303 46,000 kr.
1010297 (Auto bid) 44,000 kr.
802930 44,000 kr.
1010297 42,000 kr.
802930 (Auto bid) 40,000 kr.
1010297 40,000 kr.
802930 38,000 kr.
986474 (Auto bid) 36,000 kr.
802930 36,000 kr.
986474 (Auto bid) 34,000 kr.
802930 32,000 kr.
986474 (Auto bid) 30,000 kr.
802930 29,000 kr.
986474 28,000 kr.