HANS J WEGNER, an "Acorn" cabinet by cabinetmaker Mikael Lauersen, Denmark 1940's.
Oak, the front decorated with stylized acorns, height 133 cm, width 123 cm, depth 43,5 cm. Key included.
Minor wear and veneer damages.
During the 1940s Hans J. Wegner designed different patterns and furniture with reference to oak threes. One of these patterns illustrates an acorn and was used as a decoration on different sized cabinets. and was designed on different sized cabinets. The extremly rare oak cabinet for sale is made by cabinetmaker Mikael Laursen and decorated with Wegner’s beutiful acorn pattern with teak intarsia.
Hans Jørgensen Wegner was a Danish architect and furniture designer, well-known both in Denmark and internationally. He designed over 500 different chairs, including the Wishbone Chair (the "Y chair"), which today is considered a design icon. The chair is a magnificent example of Wegner's design, with its wooden frame and laced seat. Other examples of iconic chairs designed by Wegner are The Smiling Chair and Sawbuck Chair.
In his design, Wegner combined beauty and function. With a background as a cabinetmaker, he knew how to make ergonomic, high-quality furniture.
During his career, Wegner did several significant projects with other designers, such as Arne Jacobsen, Erik Møller, and Børge Mogensen. Wegner was also involved in the concepts Danish Modern and Scandinavian Modern after the Second World War.
Wegner's design classics are found in many Scandinavian homes and are represented in the most prominent design museums worldwide.