Unique armchair with red Niger leather

Unique armchair with red Niger leather

Unique armchair with red Niger leather by Hans J. Wegner

This unique armchair was designed and executed in 1948 by Danish architect Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) and master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen (1886-1961).

It has a cherry wood frame and is upholstered with red Niger leather.

Provenance: Architect Tang Ørnebjerg. The chair was made by special order for his apartment in Frederiksberg. It was purchased in 1948 directly from Johannes Hansen in Bredgade, Copenhagen.

A sketch drawing of the chair plus the original receipt with Mr. Wegner’s own signature included.

H. 83 cm (32,7″)

D. 50 cm. (19,7″)

Seating H. 39 cm. (15,4″)

W. 67,5 cm. (26,6″)

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