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Hans J Wegner
(1914-2007)

A set of six Hans J. Wegner 'cowhorn'chairs' 'JH-505, executed by cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Denmark 1950-60.

Mahogany, the back rests with palisander inlays. Seats with fretted rattan, stamped maker's mark JH.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

250 000 - 350 000 SEK

26 015 - 36 420 EUR

Hammer price: 
560 000 SEK
Provenance

David Westman, arbetade på KFs annonsbyrå Svea. På 1960-talet var Svea Sveriges största annonsbyrå med 120 anställda.
Westman var mycket road av form och design och köpte dessa till sitt eget boende.

Literature

Johan Møller Nielson, 'Wegner en Dansk Møbelkunstner', Copenhagen 1965, p 76.
Grete Jalk (ed), 'Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar', vol III: 1947-1956, Copenhagen 1987, p 213.
Jens Bernsen, 'Hans J Wegner: om Design', exhibition catalogue, Dansk Design Center, Copenhagen 1995, p 75.
Christian Holmsted Olesen, 'Wegner: just one good chair', Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, p 136.

Related content

The model was designed in 1952.

Cites certificate, valid within the EU included.
Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing
materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and palisander.
Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to
bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

Purchasing info
Contact specialist
Eva Seeman
Stockholm
Eva Seeman
Head Specialist Design and 20th-21st C Works of Art
+46 (0)8 614 08 31