Hans J. Wegner - Design New York Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Dansk Møbelkunst, Copenhagen
    Sotheby's, London, "Modern & Contemporary Design," October 18, 2008, lot 10
    Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Johan Møller Nielson, Wegner en Dansk Møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, pp. 75-76, 106-107
    Jens Bernsen, Hans J. Wegner on Design, Copenhagen, 1995, p. 80
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 138-39 for an image and a drawing

Property of an Important American Collector


Early swivel chair, model no. JH502

circa 1955
Teak, chromium-plated metal, leather, Bakelite.
29 x 29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 73.7 x 61 cm)
Executed by cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Denmark.
Underside with manufacturer's metal label JOHANNES HANSEN/CABINET MAKER/COPENHAGEN - DENMARK. First-edition casters stamped BASSICA.

$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $25,000

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New York Auction 15 December 2015 1pm