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  • Provenance

    Estate of David Mann, Washington, D.C.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Johan Møller Nielson, Wegner en Dansk Møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, p. 98
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 4: 1957-1966, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 47
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, p. 192

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the "Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild," Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, September 19–October 5, 1957, stand 27.

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Adjustable lounge chair, model no. JH524

circa 1957
Oak, chromium-plated metal, chromium-plated steel, halyard, canvas.
28 1/2 x 24 1/4 x 72 1/2 in. (72.4 x 61.6 x 184.2 cm), fully extended
Executed by master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside branded with manufacturer's mark and impressed JOHANNES HANSEN/COPENHAGEN/DENMARK.

Estimate
$12,000 - 18,000 

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New York Auction 9 December 2020