Early swivel armchair, model no. JH502

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Copenhagen, acquired 1960s

  • Literature

    Johan Møller Nielson, Wegner en Dansk Møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, pp. 75-76, 106-07
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3 : 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 325-27
    Jens Bernsen, Hans J Wegner: om Design , exh. cat., Dansk Design Center, Copenhagen, 1995, pp. 23, 80
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1996, p. 119
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 67, 138-39

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 30 September-16 October 1955, Stand 24.

  • Catalogue Essay

    此型號曾於1955年9月30日至10月16日在哥本哈根論壇《 哥本哈根細工木匠公會》展出,展位編號24。

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Early swivel armchair, model no. JH502

designed 1955, produced 1960s
teak, chromium-plated metal, leather, acrylic
76 x 73.5 x 47.5 cm (29 7/8 x 28 7/8 x 18 3/4 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Denmark. Underside with manufacturer's metal label Design: Hans J. Wegner/MADE IN COPENHAGEN DENMARK BY/Johannes Hansen/CABINETMAKERS. Designed 1955, produced 1960s.

Estimate
HK$150,000 - 250,000 
€16,700-27,800
$19,200-32,100

sold for HK$187,500

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Hong Kong Auction 26 November 2018