Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn Set of Ten 'CH 33' Dining Chairs

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Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn, set of ten 'CH 33' dining chairs, oak, leather, Denmark, design 1954, recent production

This set of ten dining chairs is upholstered with black leather. The frame is made of oak. The chairs show typical traits of the designs of Hans J. Wegner. A beautiful balanced design provides great seating comfort.

Hans Wegner (1914-2007) is one of the most profilic furniture designers of the world. Wegner's furniture was designed with the greatest understanding of materials, construction techniques and use. Wegner is known to be an excellent cabinet maker with thorough understanding of the materials he worked with, yet his greatest aim was to create expressive and exciting design. Although Wegner was a functionalist, he was not a rational dogmatist such as Kaare Klint, of whom he was a student. Instead, his designs sparkle with inventiveness and sculptural sense. But this never meant that his organic and sensuous forms left the strict rules of functionalism. At heart, Wegner was an idealist. He was relentless in his quest for the best chair: 'there is never one damn thing that cannot be made better'. But Wegner was aware of the fact that you cannot design the 'perfect' chair, which gave him the freedom to produce as much as possible. He left behind more than 3500 drawings and about 500 of his designs went into production. His designs feature in the UN Building and Seagram Building in New York, UNESCO's headquarters. NATO's headquarters in Paris and several buildings by the architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.  

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Product details

  • condition Excellent
  • Creator Carl Hansen & Søn Manufacturer Hans J. Wegner Designer
  • date of manufacture unknown
  • Dimensions Height 29.53 in. Width 19.69 in. Depth 18.51 in. Seat Height 19.3 in.
  • Dimensions Height 75 cm Width 50 cm Depth 47 cm Seat Height 49 cm
  • Materials and Techniques Leather Oak
  • Period 1950-1959
  • Place of Origin Denmark
  • sold as set of 10
  • Style Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)