Hans J. Wegner - Design New York Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, New York, circa 1969
    Thence by descent to the present owner

  • Literature

    Af Jørn Rubow, "Udstillingen i Kunstindustrimuseet," Nyt Tidsskrift For Kunstindustri, no. 6, June 1944, p. 90
    Ingvar Bergström, “Danskt i Röhsska Konstslöjdmuseet,” Nyt Tidsskrift For Kunstindustri, no. 10, October 1945, p. 119
    "Problem Areas," Interior Design, November 1971, illustrated p. 104
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 114, 121

Property from an East Coast Collection


Set of four "China" armchairs, model no. 4283

designed 1944, produced 1969-1970
Brazilian rosewood, vinyl upholstery.
Each: 32 1/2 x 22 1/4 x 21 1/2 in. (82.6 x 56.5 x 54.6 cm)
Produced by Fritz Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of each with manufacturer's paper label printed FH/MADE IN DENMARK/BY FRITZHANSEN/FURNITUREMAKERS/DANISH/CONTROL and with four-digit date codes.

$10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for $12,700

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New York Auction 5 December 2023