Unique cheery wood and teak writing desk

Unique cheery wood and teak writing desk

Unique cheery wood and teak writing desk by Hans J. Wegner

This unique writing desk 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 with feet of solid teak. The two drawers have brass handles. An original handcrafted brass key is included

Provenance: Architect Tang Ørnebjerg. The writing desk 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 writing desk plus original receipt with Mr. Wegner’s own signature included.

H. 74 cm. (29,1″)

L. 131 cm. (51,6″)

W. 66 cm. (26″)

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