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  • Provenance

    Henry Elden, Top O Rock, Charleston, West Virginia, circa 1968
    Private collection, Charleston, 2006
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, London

  • Literature

    'Danimarca', Domus, no. 259, June 1951, p. 29
    Svend Erik Møller and Viggo Sten Møller, Dansk Møbelkunst, Københavns snedkerlaugs møbeludstilling 1927-1951, Copenhagen, 1951, p. 95
    Johan Møller Nielson, Sitting Pretty: wegner en dansk møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, pp. 48, 52, 98-99, 102, 106-107
    Kathryn B. Hiesinger and George Marcus, Design Since 1945, exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1983, p. 137
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, 2014, pp. 52, 78, 82, 183

164

Pair of rare folding chairs, model no. JH 512

circa 1949
Teak, cane, brass.
Each: 76.5 x 63.5 x 71.2 cm (30 1/8 x 25 x 28 in.)
Executed by cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for £10,000

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta e Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019

Design

London Auction 21 September 2016