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Hans J. Wegner

"Flag Halyard" Chair

Hans J. Wegner

Hans J. Wegner

"Flag Halyard" Chair

"Flag Halyard" Chair

Hans J. Wegner

"Flag Halyard" Chair


designed 1950

model no. GE-225

produced by Getama, Denmark

chromium-plated and enameled steel, flagline

31 x 41¼ x 43½ in. (78.7 x 104.7 x 110.4 cm)

Overall very good condition. The flagline structure is stable and in excellent condition overall. The proper left side of the chair present with two areas of very minor discoloration to the flagline which are not visually distracting. The metallic elements of the chair present with some very light surface scratches throughout consistent with use. The enamel coating with occasional and very minute losses concentrated to the base and not visually distracting. The chair is offered together with a later orange cushion in excellent condition.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Phillips New York, December 15, 2000, lot 108
Johan Møller Nielsen, Wegner: en dansk møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, pp. 54-55
Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, 1996, Tokyo, p. 112
Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 78, 170-171 and inside cover