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Hans Wegner for Fritz Hansen Bent Plywood Stools

Auction:
3192B
Lot:
328
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3192B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Hans Wegner for Fritz Hansen Bent Plywood Stools, Denmark, mid-20th century, branded to underside "made by FH Denmark," ht. 16, wd. 19 3/4, dp. 11 3/4 in.

Provenance: A Wellfleet Massachusetts Estate.

Note: Professor Kenneth A. Johnson was a National Science Foundation Fellow at the Institute for Theoretical Physics in Copenhagen in the 1950s prior to joining M.I.T. and purchased many of the items in Denmark that would later furnish his Karl Koch-designed home in Lincoln, Massachusetts.
Estimate $200-300

Some veneer loss and separation to feet.


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Keywords

national science foundation, Kenneth A. Johnson, Fritz Hansen Bent Plywood Stools, Lincoln, Danish design, Danish modern, Denmark, Europe, Fritz Hansen, Geography of Europe, Hans Wegner, Wegner, Wellfleet

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