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Hans J. Wegner
1914 - 2007
SET OF TEN 'COWHORN' CHAIRS, MODEL NO. JH505
teak, Brazilian rosewood, with leather upholstery
each: 74 x 54.5 x 45 cm (29  1/8  x 21  1/2  x 17  3/4  in.)
designed 1952
executed by cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Provenance

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

Literature

Grete Jalk, Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3, 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 212-213
Christian Holmsted Olesen, WEGNER: just one good chair, exh. cat., Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen, 2014, p. 136

Catalogue Note

The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 26 September-12 October 1952, stand 23.

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