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Highback Easy Chair with Ottoman by Hans J. Wegner, circa 1980Highback Easy Chair with Ottoman by Hans J. Wegner, circa 1980Highback Easy Chair with Ottoman by Hans J. Wegner, circa 1980Highback Easy Chair with Ottoman by Hans J. Wegner, circa 1980Highback Easy Chair with Ottoman by Hans J. Wegner, circa 1980Highback Easy Chair with Ottoman by Hans J. Wegner, circa 1980Highback Easy Chair with Ottoman by Hans J. Wegner, circa 1980Highback Easy Chair with Ottoman by Hans J. Wegner, circa 1980

Stunning highback easy chair with matching ottoman, manufactured by Johannes Hansen in Denmark around 1980.

The set has a high quality ash with teak wooden base and original orange fabric upholstery.

In good original condition with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.

Hans J. Wegner is the undisputed master of Danish chair design. Wegner has designed countless chairs, many of which—such as the Hans Wegner Wishbone Chair, Wegner Wing Chair, and Wegner Shell Chair—are internationally recognized classics. Hans Wegner’s furniture unites form and function; in every design, he places the highest demands on comfort and ergonomics. To Wegner, a chair isn't just a piece of furniture, but a work of art made to support the human form.
With a background as a skilled cabinet maker, Hans Wegner has a fondness for integrating wood into his chairs, and he has a special talent for using the characteristics of the material to create surprising, sculptural lines. The Danish word for design is “formgivning”, which translated literally means “giving shape”. When you see Hans J. Wegner’s furniture, you begin to understand the true meaning of the word.

ITEM ID
GG113
DEPTH
28" (71 cm)
HEIGHT
41" (104 cm)
AGE
Mid 20th Century
STYLE
Mid-Century Modern
WIDTH
27" (69 cm)
PRODUCT
Armchairs, Chairs

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    Highback Easy Chair with Ottoman by Hans J. Wegner, circa 1980

    €3,750
    ~ $4,144