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  • Description

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, London

  • Literature

    Esbjørn Hiort, Modern Danish Furniture, New York, 1956, p. 68
    Johan Møller Nielson, Wegner en Dansk Møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, p. 101
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 99-101
    Frederik Sieck, Contemporary Danish Furniture Design - a short illustrated review, Copenhagen, 1990, p. 221
    Jens Bernsen, Hans J Wegner: om Design, exh. cat., Dansk Design Center, Copenhagen, 1995, pp. 13, 15, 24-25, 70, 92, 101, 111
    Bodil Busk Laursen, Søren Matz and Christian Holmsted Olesen, eds., Mesterværker: 100 års dansk møbelsnedkeri, Copenhagen, 2000, p. 128
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 6, 14, 16, 52, 63, 66, 82, 90, 133-35

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 30 September–16 October 1949, stand 12.

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Set of eight 'The Chair' armchairs, model no. JH501

designed 1949
Teak, cane.
Each: 77.5 x 73 x 52.8 cm (30 1/2 x 28 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of each impressed JOHANNES HANSEN/COPENHAGEN/DENMARK and with manufacturer's stamp.

Estimate
£18,000 - 24,000 

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Design

London Auction 30 June 2021