Hans J. Wegner - Design London Thursday, November 12, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection of cabinetmaker at Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen

  • Literature

    Jens Bernsen, Hans J Wegner: om Design, exh. cat., Dansk Design Center, Copenhagen, 1995, p. 13

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 28 September-14 October 1951, stand 14.

    Phillips wishes to thank Marianne Wegner from the Hans J. Wegner Design Studio for her assistance cataloguing of the present lot.


Rare pair of lounge chairs, model no. JH516

designed 1951
Oak, cane.
Each: 81 x 72.5 x 61 cm (31 7/8 x 28 1/2 x 24 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of one chair with manufacturer's label impressed JOHANNES HANSEN/CABINET MAKER/COPENHAGEN - DENMARK/DESIGN: H. J. WEGNER.

£5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for £6,300

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London Auction 12 November 2020