Hans J. Wegner - Design London Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Copenhagen, 1960s
    Phillips, Hong Kong, '20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale', 26 November 2018, lot 95
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Johan Møller Nielson, Wegner en Dansk Møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, pp. 75, 76, 106-07
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 325-27
    Jens Bernsen, Hans J Wegner, om Design, Copenhagen, 1994, pp. 23, 80
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1996, p. 119
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 67, 138-39

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 30 September-16 October 1955, stand 24.

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Swivel armchair, model no. JH502

designed 1955, produced 1960s
Teak, stainless steel, chromium-plated metal, leather, rubber.
75.5 x 73.2 x 55 cm (29 3/4 x 28 7/8 x 21 5/8 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside with manufacturer's metal label Design: Hans J. Wegner/MADE IN COPENHAGEN DENMARK BY/Johannes Hansen/CABINETMAKERS. Rubber on castors moulded KENRICK - MADE IN ENGLAND.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for £20,160

Contact Specialist

Antonia King
Head of Sale, Design
[email protected]

Design

London Auction 9 November 2021