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  • Provenance

    Private collection, London
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Johan Møller Nielsen, Wegner en Dansk Møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, pp. 56-58
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 246-47
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 6, 65-66, 128

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 25 September-11 October 1953, stand 2.

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'Valet' chair, model no. JH540

designed 1953
Teak, oak, brass, leather.
94 x 50 x 47 cm (37 x 19 5/8 x 18 1/2 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside impressed with manufacturer's mark JOHANNES HANSEN/COPENHAGEN/DENMARK.

Estimate
£8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for £10,000

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Nordic Design: Online Auction

Online Auction 11 - 17 September 2020