26 June 2007
HANS WEGNER (DANISH, 1914-2007)
EARLY PRODUCTION VALET CHAIR
designed 1953, produced circa 1955 by Johannes Hansen, pitch-pine and brass, with hinged teak seat
37¼ in. (94.5 cm.) high, 19¼ in. (49.5 cm.) wide, 22 in. (56 cm.) deep
braized maker's marks to stretcher
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N. Oda (ed.), Danish Chairs, Kornisha, n/d, p. 116 (example illustrated).
The earliest versions of this strongly biomorphic design were produced in pine and teak. The chair was subsequently produced in maple, cherry or mahogany.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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