What is guaranteed?
Hans J. Wegner
"Papa Bear" Chair
model no. AP 19
produced by A.P. Stolen, Denmark
teak, fabric upholstery
stamped Made in Denmark/Designer:/Hans J. Wegner/A.P. STOLEN Copenhagen
39 1/4 x 35 1/2 x 34 in. (99.7 x 90.2 x 86.4 cm)
Overall in excellent condition. The wooden surfaces have recently been sensitively reconditioned to revitalize the rich quality of the teak and present with scattered fine surface scratches, minor abrasions and small nicks consistent with gentle use. The proper left armrest presents with a minor area that appears to have been sensitively restored measuring approximately 1 x ½ in., only visible upon close inspection. The chair has recently been sensitively reupholstered in a neutral fabric in excellent condition overall.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
Private Collection, Vestal, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2017
Johan Moller Nielsen, Wegner: Sitting Pretty, 1965, p. 70
Noritsugu Oda, Hans J. Wegner's 100 Chairs, Tokyo, 2002, p. 49
Christian Holmsted Olesen, Hans J. Wegner: Danske Designere, Denmark, 2006, pp. 36 and 75