Hans J. Wegner - “Wingchair”, model AP-45 - AP-Stolen, Denmark

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Artist

Hans J. Wegner (1914 Tønder, Denmark – 2007) was a famous Danish designer, renowned for his furniture designs.

In his lifetime he designed over 500 different chairs, over 100 of which were put into mass production and many of which have become recognizable design icons.

His designs were praised for their beauty as well as their functionality and Wegner received many prizes for his work: the Lunning Prize in 1951, the Eckersberg Medal in 1955, and the 8th International Design Award in 1997, among others.

Many of Wegner’s designs are included in permanent collections of famous international museums like the MoMa in New York, the Stedelijk museum in Amsterdam and Die Neue Sammlung in Munich.

Description

“Wingchair”, model AP-45, designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1960. Executed by AP-Stolen, Copenhagen in the 1960’s.

This chair was designed in the same period as his famous Ox-chair and shares the same steel leg-construction.

This early production chair is very rare, as it was produced in very limited numbers by AP-stolen. Carl Hansen has put this model back in production since 2006.

This particular chair has been upholstered in Kvadrat Hallingdal fabric, designed in the 1960’s for Kvadrat by famous designer Nanna Ditzel.

 

Price including VAT:  SOLD

Execution

Produced by AP-Stolen, Copenhagen in the 1960's.

Condition

Very good overall condition consistent with age and use, upholstered with Kvadrat Hallingdal fabric. Some very light fading on edges.

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Production sticker on frame

 

Dimensions

90cm x 90cm x 103 cm

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