Two "Shell" chairs, model no. FH1936

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  • Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, "20th Century Design," June 14, 2006, lot 98
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 158, 166

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Property from a Private Collection, United States

Two "Shell" chairs, model no. FH1936

circa 1948
Beech, beech-veneered wood, Honduran mahogany-veneered wood.
Each: 27 1/2 x 26 3/4 x 25 1/2 in. (69.9 x 67.9 x 64.8 cm)
Manufactured by Fritz Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of each stamped FH. One further stamped 7398.

Estimate
$7,000 - 9,000 

sold for $6,250

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New York Auction 6 June 2018