06-25-2011 06-25-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2552B Boston
June 25, 2011 10:00AMCalender
515A

Early Hans Wegner Armchairs

$919$750
Auction: 20th Century Design - 2552B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 25, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Early Hans Wegner Armchairs
Oak and upholstery
Denmark, design date c. 1939
Oak frame with upholstered armrests and seat in green woven cloth, ht. 34 1/8, wd. 23, dp. 18 in.

Note: Hans Wegner worked for Erik Møller and Arne Jacobsen until 1943, helping with their design for the Åarhus Town Hall in Denmark, and incorporating some of his own designs. It is believed that this design was a collaboration for that effort, and never put into production. Literature: Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, p. 54.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Denmark, Hans Wegner Armchairs, Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner