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  • Provenance

    Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Phillips de Pury & Company, London, 'Nordic', 27 September 2012, lot 240
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Henrik Sten Mølller, Tema Med Variationer: Hans J. Wegner’s Møbler, Tønder, 1979, p. 49
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 213
    Jens Bernsen, Hans J. Wegner: om Design, exh. cat., Dansk Design Center, Copenhagen, 1995, p. 75
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, 2014, p. 136

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 26 September-12 October 1952, stand 23.

Σ75

Set of eight 'Cowhorn' chairs, model no. JH 505

circa 1952
Teak, rosewood inlays, leather.
Each: 73.8 x 58.6 x 47.2 cm (29 x 23 1/8 x 18 5/8 in.)
Manufactured by Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Each underside with manufacturer's metal label impressed JOHANNES HANSEN/CABINET MAKER/COPENHAGEN-DENMARK/DESIGN: H.J. WEGNER.

Estimate
£60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for £62,500

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Madalena Horta e Costa
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Design

London Auction 27 April 2017