12-14-2018 12-14-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3192B Boston
December 14, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Six Hans Wegner Teak Side Chairs

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


Six Hans Wegner Teak Side Chairs, Denmark, mid-20th century, unmarked, ht. 30, wd. 21 1/2, dp. 18 1/4 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.

Due to space limitation, two of six items in this lot will be included in the preview at our Boston gallery. Samples included in the preview are representative of all items in this lot with respect to condition. Items withheld are available for inspection at our Marlborough facility upon request by emailing 20thcentury@skinnerinc.com.
Estimate $800-1,200

Upholstery poor, some loose joints, scuffs and wear consistent with age and use. Some joints reglued.

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national science foundation, Kenneth A. Johnson, Lincoln, Denmark