Hans J. Wegner - Design London Wednesday, April 29, 2009 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Johan Møller Nielson, Sitting Pretty: Wegner en Dansk Mobelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, pp. 64-65; Grete Jalk, ed., 40 Years of Danish Furniture Design: The Copenhagen Cabinet-makers’ Guild Exhibitions 1927-1966 Vol. 3, Tåstrup, 1987, pp. 141 and 143

  • Catalogue Essay

    There are two extant examples of the long 'Dolphin' chair, one which was the example exhibited at the Copenhagen Cabinet Makers' Guild exhibition in 1950 which is now in a private collection and the present lot.  It is therefore believed there were only two ever produced.


Rare and important long ‘Dolphin’ chair

c. 1950
Oak, cane, brass. 
97.2 x 144.8 x 71.8 cm. (38 1/4 x 57 x 28 1/4 in.)
Produced by Johannes Hansen, Denmark.

£60,000 - 80,000 Ω

Sold for £75,650


30 Apr 2009, 2pm