06-25-2011 06-25-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2552B Boston
June 25, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Eight Hans Wegner Cow Horn Chairs

$44,438$37,500
Auction: 20th Century Design - 2552B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 25, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Eight Hans Wegner Cow Horn Chairs
Teak, rosewood, leather
Made by Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark, c. 1958
Cow horn shaped backrest with rosewood finger joints, black leather dipped seat raised on four tapering legs with front and back stretcher, metal label, some wear, back ht. 29, seat ht. 17 1/2, wd. 20 3/4, back wd. 23, dp. approx. 18 in.

Note: Client purchased at Design Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Literature: Design Research, D/R: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes, by Jane Thompson and Alexandra Lange, Chronicle Books.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Keywords

Hans Wegner Cow Horn Chairs, Denmark, Johannes Hansen, metal label, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Store That Brought Modern Living, Alexandra Lange, Jane Thompson