06-25-2011 06-25-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2552B Boston
June 25, 2011 10:00AMCalender

Two Hans Wegner (1914-2007) Papa Bear Chairs

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2552B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 25, 2011 10:00AM


Two Hans Wegner (1914-2007) Papa Bear Chairs
Teak and upholstery
Denmark, c. 1957
Original black upholstered wool seat, exposed teak hand rests and rod-shape legs, upholstery has pull marks, marked Hans Wegner, A.P. Stolen, Denmark on frame, chair ht. 39 in.

Provenance: From the purchaser, who bought many items from Design Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Literature: D/R: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes, by Jane Thompson and Alexandra Lange, Chronicle Books.
Estimate $8,000-10,000


Hans Wegner, Denmark, chair, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Store That Brought Modern Living, Alexandra Lange, Jane Thompson