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  • 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.


Six ‘Cowhorn’ chairs, model no. JH 505

circa 1952
Teak, rosewood inlays, cane.
Tallest: 74.4 x 59 x 45.5 cm (29 1/4 x 23 1/4 x 17 7/8 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of one chair with manufacturer's metal label impressed JOHANNES HANSEN/CABINET MAKER/COPENHAGEN-DENMARK/DESIGN: H.J. WEGNER.

£18,000 - 24,000 

Sold for £22,500

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Nordic Design: Online Auction

Online Auction 11 - 17 September 2020