HANS WEGNER (1914-2007)
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HANS WEGNER (1914-2007)


HANS WEGNER (1914-2007)
An 'Architect's desk', model no. JH571, designed 1953
teak, oak, chromium-plated steel
executed by master cabinetmakers Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark
28 5/8 x 86 ¾ x 37 3/8 in. (73 x 220 x 95 cm.)
underside of tabletop branded with JOHANNES HANSEN/COPENHAGEN/DENMARK
Other examples illustrated:
E. Hjorth, 'Deense Woonkunst, Den Permanente i Amsterdam', Dansk Kunsthaandværk, 1961, p. 2;
J. Møller Nielsen, Wegner, en dansk møbelkunster, Copenhagen, 1965, pp. 87, 107;
G. Jalk, Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 281;
C. Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 63, 240.
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