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Hans J. Wegner Chairs

Danish, 1914-2007
Danish, 1914-2007

Best known for his chairs and seating pieces — though a master of many furniture types like sofas and tablesHans Wegner was a prolific designer whose elegant, often ebullient, forms and devotion to the finest methods in joinery made "Danish Modern" a popular byword for stylish, well-made furniture in the mid-20th century.

Wegner considered himself a carpenter first and a furniture designer second. Like his peers Arne Jacobsen and Finn Juhl, Wegner believed that striking aesthetics in furniture were based on a foundation of practicality: a chair must be comfortable and sturdy before it is chic.

In keeping with that tenet, several of Wegner’s best chair designs, seen in dealer listings below, have their roots in traditional seating forms. The Peacock chair (designed in 1947) is a throne-like adaptation of the Windsor chair; pieces from the China chair series (begun in 1944) as well as the 1949 Wishbone chair, with its distinctive Y-shaped back splat, are derived from 17th-century Ming seating pieces, as is the upholstered Ox chair (1960). Wegner’s comfy Papa Bear chair (1951) is an almost surreally re-scaled English wingback chair.

Wegner’s most representative piece, the Round chair (1949), gained a footnote in political history when it was used on the TV stage of the first Kennedy-Nixon debate of 1960. That chair, along with Wegner’s more bravura designs, for example the 1963 Shell chair, with its curved surfboard-shaped seat, bring a quietly sculptural presence to a room.  Wegner was a designer who revered his primary material — wood — and it shows. His wood gathers patina and character with age; every Hans Wegner piece testifies to the life it has led.

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Creator: Hans J. Wegner
Hans J. Wegner Lufthavnsstole
By A.P. Stolen, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Hans J. Wegner lufthavnsttole designed for Kastrup Airport. New upholstered with cognac aniline leather. Base and sides in steel. Model AP40, made by AP stolen.
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Leather

Carl Hansen CH24 Wishbone Chair, Ilse Crawford Soft Colors, Barley
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Ilse Crawford, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The Wishbone chair is now available in nine new colors by Ilse Crawford. To celebrate Hans J. Wegner’s more than 70 years of collaboration with Carl Hansen & Son, the company is no...
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2010s Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord, Beech

Iconic 20th Century Hans Wegner Lacquer and Leather Shell Chair
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Houston, TX
Iconic 20th Century Hans Wegner Cream Lacquer And Leather Shell Chair. This Stunning Hans Wegner Designed Shell Lounge Chair Manufactured By Carl Hansen And Son, Denmark Has Been Pro...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Hans Wegner GE-525 Dining Chair, Lacquered Oak
By GETAMA, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Berkeley, CA
Designed by Hans Wegner in 1970, the GE 525 dining chair offers a beautifully rounded design sculpted in wood. The chair is hand built at GETAMA’s factory in Gedsted, Denmark by skil...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen Pair of Chairs Model ‘C23’
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen, dining chairs model ‘C23’, oak, beech, fabric upholstery, Denmark, designed in 1950 The chair model ‘C23’ features sophisticated details that chara...
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1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Fabric, Beech, Oak

Hans J. Wegner Set of Six “Wishbone” Chairs in Oak
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Hans J. Wegner “The Wishbone Chair”. Set of six armchairs of oak. Seat with woven papercord. CH 24. Designed 1949. Manufactured by Carl Hansen & Søn.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord, Oak

Hans J. Wegner Pair of Lounge Chairs in Walnut
By Hans J. Wegner, Fritz Hansen
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Hans J. Wegner for Fritz Hansen, pair of FH 1936 lounge chairs, walnut and beech, Denmark, design 1948, manufactured, circa 1950. The FH 1936 lounge chair is one of the results of W...
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1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Vintage Set of Six Signed Hans J. Wegner "W2" Chairs in Teak & Vinyl, 1950s
By C.M. Madsen, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Brooklyn, NY
An iconic example of Wegner's historic oeuvre within the field of Scandinavian seating design, here we have a gorgeously preserved set of six "W2" chairs in solid old-growth teak, wi...
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1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Teak

Hans Wegner GE-1 Bench - Lacquered Oak
By GETAMA, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Berkeley, CA
Designed by Hans Wegner in 1954, the GE 1 bench is a versatile piece of furniture. One side adjusts to create a backrest or can be lowered for flat bench seating. Crafted in solid wo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

Hans Wegner, Denmark, "The" Chair for Johannes Hansen, Leather and Teak
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Wargrave, Berkshire
Hans Wegner for Johannes Hansen, "The" Chair or "Round" Chair, model JH503, circa 1950's. Teak frame with vintage brown leather seat. The finger joint detailing on the backrest is cl...
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1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Teak

8 Hans Wegner for Johannes Hansen JH-503 Chairs in Walnut and Leather
By Johannes Hansen, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Los Angeles, CA
We are excited to offer 8 early Hans Wegner JH-503 chairs designed in 1949 and Produced by Johannes Hansen. Fully restored solid Walnut construction. Stamped with the maker's mark. C...
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1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Leather, Walnut

Carl Hansen CH24 Wishbone Chair, Soft Colors, by Hans J. Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
CH24 is available in Ash, Beech, Oak, Walnut and Mahogany in various finishes (Soap, Lacquer, Oil, White Oil, Smoked Oil, Painted NCS colors) with a Natural papercord or Black paperc...
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2010s Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord, Ash, Beech, Mahogany, Oak, Walnut

CH24 Wishbone Chair in Red Brown with Natural Papercord Seat by Hans Wegner
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen & Søn
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
With a form that is uniquely its own, the iconic CH24 Wishbone chair by Hans J. Wegner holds a special place in the world of modern design. When designing the CH24, Wegner chose to c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord

CH33T Dining Chair in Oak/Walnut Oil by Hans J. Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
Designed for Carl Hansen & Søn in 1957, Hans J. Wegner’s CH33T chair remained in production for ten consecutive years. Carl Hansen & Søn reintroduced the design in 2012, adding c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

CH24 Wishbone Chair in Oak Soap with Natural Papercord Seat by Hans Wegner
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen & Søn
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
With a form that is uniquely its own, the iconic CH24 Wishbone chair by Hans J. Wegner holds a special place in the world of modern design. When designing the CH24, Wegner chose to c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord

CH20 Elbow Chair in Oak Soap with Thor 325 Leather Seat by Hans J. Wegner
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen & Søn
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
When Carl Hansen & Søn put the CH20 Elbow chair by Hans J. Wegner into production for the first time in 2005, it quickly established a position as a modern classic, winning the ICFF...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

mid century modern Hans Wegner Solid Oak Armchair
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Cowthorpe, North Yorkshire
Hans Wegner (stamped) solid oak armchair. Seat height: 44cm, height: 115cm, depth: 75cm, width: 73cm.      
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Fabric, Oak

Lot of 4 Collection Chairs Design Hans Wegner in Wood and Rope, 1950s
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in taranto, IT
Lot of four original 1950s chairs in wood and woven rope, design hans wegner they measure 75 cm in height, 46 cm in width, 46 cm in depth and 44 cm in height of the seat from the ...
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1950s Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Wood, Rope

Hans J. Wegner Ox Chairs, Model AP 46
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful Ox chairs, model AP 46 by Hans J. Wegner. A.P. Stolen, Denmark, 1960. Black leather and matte-chromed steel, with manufacturer's label on the underside. Can be sold as a pa...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Chrome

CH26 Dining Chair in Walnut Oil with Natural Papercord Seat by Hans J. Wegner
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen & Søn
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The CH26 dining chair by Hans J. Wegner was put into production by Carl Hansen & Søn in close collaboration with the Hans J. Wegner Design Studio and in accordance with Wegner’s o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord

Hans Wegner FH-4283 Rosewood China Chair, C1960s
By Fritz Hansen, Hans J. Wegner
Located in London, GB
Hans J. Wegner FH 4283 China chair, 1944. Produced by Fritz Hansen in Denmark this version in exquisite Brazilian rosewood is an incredibly rare version of this iconic design m...
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Leather, Rosewood

Carl Hansen CH24 Wishbone Chair, Ilse Crawford Soft Colors, Pewter
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Ilse Crawford, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The Wishbone chair is now available in nine new colors by Ilse Crawford. To celebrate Hans J. Wegner’s more than 70 years of collaboration with Carl Hansen & Son, the company is no...
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2010s Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord, Beech

Four Mid-Century Modern Hans Wegner PP 203 Oak and Wenge Chairs
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Weesp, NL
A rare and stunning set of PP 203 chairs designed by Hans Wegner in 1969 and produced in that very begin period. The set is in great condition and over the past 40 years the oakwood ...
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Late 20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Leather, Oak, Wood

Carl Hansen CH24 Wishbone Chair, Ilse Crawford Soft Colors, Hollyhock
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Ilse Crawford, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The Wishbone chair is now available in nine new colors by Ilse Crawford. To celebrate Hans J. Wegner’s more than 70 years of collaboration with Carl Hansen & Son, the company is no...
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2010s Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord, Beech

Hans Wegner GE-240 Lounge Chair, Lacquered Oak
By GETAMA, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Berkeley, CA
Designed by Hans Wegner for GETAMA in 1955, the 240 lounge chair features unparalleled craftsmanship and ergonomics. Sculpted “cigar” shaped arms show off the natural beauty of wood ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

CH24 Wishbone Chair in Natural White with Natural Papercord Seat by Hans Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
With a form that is uniquely its own, the iconic CH24 Wishbone chair by Hans J. Wegner holds a special place in the world of modern design. When designing the CH24, Wegner chose to c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord

Set of 6 Hans J Wegner Wishbone Ch24 Chair Carl Hanson 1960s Editions in Oak
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Stow on the Wold, GB
A wonderful set of early edition Wishbone Chairs, Model number CH24. Designed by Hans J Wegner and manufactured by Carl Hansen, this set was produced in the 1960s. Made from solid Oa...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord, Oak

Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen Set of Four Chairs in Cognac Leather and Oak
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen, set of four dining chairs model ‘C23’, oak, teak, cognac leather, Denmark, designed in 1950 The chair model ‘C23’ features sophisticated details t...
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1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Teak, Leather, Oak

CH24 Wishbone Chair in Oak Lacquer with Black Papercord Seat by Hans J. Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
With a form that is uniquely its own, the iconic CH24 Wishbone chair by Hans J. Wegner holds a special place in the world of modern design. When designing the CH24, Wegner chose to c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord

Hans Wegner GE-375 Lounge Chair
By Hans J. Wegner, GETAMA
Located in Berkeley, CA
Designed in 1969 by Hans Wegner, the 375A lounge chair pairs clean lines with remarkable craftsmanship. The chair is handcrafted at GETAMA’s factory in Gedsted, Denmark by skilled ca...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

Oak Armchair with Wenge Inlay by Hans Wegner
By PP Mobler, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Sagaponack, NY
An oak armchair with wenge inlay detail to the C-shaped backrest with a paper cord seat.
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak, Wenge

1 of 2 Pairs of Hans Wegner Wishbone Chairs, Denmark, 1960s
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of Hans Wegner Wishbone chair in Beech, Denmark 1960s. The chair is also known as the "Y" chair and has been manufactured by Carl Hansen & Son since the 1950s. Two Pairs availab...
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord, Oak

Hans Wegner 'Valet Chair' in Solid Oak for Johannes Hansen, 1953
By Johannes Hansen, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Hans Wegner, valet chair in solid oak for master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen. Underside branded with manufacturer’s mark and 'JOHANNES HANSEN/COPENHAGEN/DENMARK'. Designed in 1953. ...
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1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

CH23 Dining Chair in Oak Soap with Natural Papercord Seat by Hans J. Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The CH23 dining chair was one of the first chairs Hans J. Wegner designed for Carl Hansen & Søn in 1950. The first masterpieces he created were not only unique, but also set new sta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

CH36 Dining Chair in Oak Oil with Natural Papercord Seat by Hans J. Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The CH36 dining chair by Hans J. Wegner is crafted with great attention to each detail in a simple and functional design. This 1962 design demonstrates the influence American Shaker ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

10 Hans Wegner for Johannes Hansen JH-503 Chairs in Teak and Leather
By Hans J. Wegner, Johannes Hansen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
We are excited to offer 4 early Hans Wegner JH-503 chairs designed in 1949 and Produced by Johannes Hansen. Fully restored solid old growth teak construction. Stamped with the maker'...
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1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Leather, Teak

Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen and Son CH35 Armchair
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This classic and all original armchair by Hans Wegner has a rich patina. This is one of the less common examples of Wegner's armchair designs. Made from teak, oak, and black leather.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak, Teak

Hans J. Wegner Set of Lounge Chair Model GE-240 & Ottoman in Oak and Teak, 1950s
By GETAMA, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Odense, DK
One of the most iconic chairs from the 1950s Danish modern is the "Cigar" chair by Hans J. Wegner. This one is from the very early GETAMA production that was made with armrests in so...
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1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Wool, Oak, Teak

CH24 Wishbone Chair in Oak White Oil with Natural Papercord Seat by Hans Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
With a form that is uniquely its own, the iconic CH24 Wishbone chair by Hans J. Wegner holds a special place in the world of modern design. When designing the CH24, Wegner chose to c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord

4 Early Hans Wegner for Johannes Hansen JH-503 Chairs in Teak
By Hans J. Wegner, Johannes Hansen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
We are excited to offer 4 early Hans Wegner JH-503 chairs designed in 1949 and Produced by Johannes Hansen. Fully restored solid old growth teak construction. Stamped with the maker'...
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Leather, Teak

Hans J. Wegner, a 1977 Limited Edition Walnut Armchair “China Chair”
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Paris, FR
Hans J. Wegner: A walnut armchair “China chairs”. The China chair was designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1944. Loose seat cushion upholstered with black leather, fitted with buttons. M...
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1970s Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Walnut

Hans Wegner Wishbone chairs by Carl Hansen & Søn
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen & Søn
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The iconic CH24 Wishbone chair by Hans J. Wegner holds a special place in the world of modern design. When designing the CH24, Wegner chose to combine the back- and armrest into a si...
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1990s Danish Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Cord, Oak

CH23 Dining Chair in Oak Oil with Natural Papercord Seat by Hans J. Wegner
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen & Søn
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The CH23 dining chair was one of the first chairs Hans J. Wegner designed for Carl Hansen & Søn in 1950. The first masterpieces he created were not only unique, but also set new sta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

Hans Wegner GE-240 Cigar Lounge Chair, Oiled Oak
By Hans J. Wegner, GETAMA
Located in Berkeley, CA
Designed by Hans Wegner for GETAMA in 1955, the 240 lounge chair features unparalleled craftsmanship and ergonomics. Sculpted “cigar” shaped arms show off the natural beauty of wood ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

Hans Wegner Mid-Century the Chair Leather Seats, Set of 8
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Countryside, IL
Hans Wegner mid-century the chair leather seats - set of 8 Each chair measures: 24.75 wide x 18.5 deep x 30 high, with a seat height of 17.5 inches and arm height of 27.5 inches ...
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1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn Set of Ten Dining Chairs in Oak and Leather
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen & Søn
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn, dining chairs, model 'CH 33', oak, leather, Denmark, design 1954, recent production. Set of ten dining chairs designed by Danish designer Hans...
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1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Leather, Oak

CH24 Wishbone Chair in Beech Oil with Natural Papercord Seat by Hans Wegner
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen & Søn
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
With a form that is uniquely its own, the iconic CH24 Wishbone chair by Hans J. Wegner holds a special place in the world of modern design. When designing the CH24, Wegner chose to c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Papercord

CH29P Sawbuck Chair in Oak Painted Black & Thor 301 Leather by Hans J. Wegner
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen & Søn
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The CH29P Sawbuck chair, designed by Hans J. Wegner, has clean, simple lines and a unique construction. The seat is significantly wider at the front, and - along with the very curved...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

CH101 Chair in Stainless Steel Frame with Leather Seat by Hans J. Wegner
By Hans J. Wegner, Carl Hansen & Søn
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The CH103 chair by Hans J. Wegner is a modern chair ideal for contemporary interiors. It combines brushed steel and traditional leather upholstery in an appealing design and comfort ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Leather

Early Classic Chair by Hans Wegner
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Pawtucket, RI
Iconic Hans Wegner Classic chair manufactured by Johannes Hansen. Teak frame with caned seat.
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1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Teak

Hans J Wegner Pair of Chairs
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A matched pair of classic chairs. Original Cane seats Original surface Branded signature.
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1950s Danish Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Teak

CH410 Peter's Chair in Untreated Beechwood by Hans J. Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
Peter’s Chair was created by Hans J. Wegner during World War II. Finding quality products in wartime Europe was not easy, so when Wegner needed a suitable christening gift for Peter,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Beech

CH23 Dining Chair in Oak Soap with Black Papercord Seat by Hans J. Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The CH23 dining chair was one of the first chairs Hans J. Wegner designed for Carl Hansen & Søn in 1950. The first masterpieces he created were not only unique, but also set new sta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

Pair of Hans Wegner Walnut China Chairs
By Fritz Hansen, Hans J. Wegner
Located in London, GB
Hans J. Wegner FH 4283 China chair, 1944 This incredibly rare version of Wegner's iconic design was produced by Fritz Hansen in Denmark in 1977 in exquisite European walnut in ...
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1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Walnut, Leather

CH25 Easy Lounge Chair, Oak Painted Black w/ Natural Papercord by Hans J. Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The CH25 lounge chair, like many of Hans J. Wegner’s other iconic designs, is clean and simple in its distinctive shape. But its introduction caused a stir due to Wegner’s choice...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak, Papercord

CH47 Dining Chair in Oak Oil with Natural Papercord Seat by Hans J. Wegner
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
The CH47 chair was designed by Hans J. Wegner’s in 1965 and is a perfect example of his desire for simplicity, function and beauty in all his designs. The CH47 chair uses expert cr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Oak

Hans J. Wegner / PP Møbler
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Set of 10 PP 56 China chairs in oiled cherry wood with seat in patinated natura.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Cherry

Hans J. Wegner Jh-515 Armchair for Johannes Hansen
By Hans J. Wegner, Johannes Hansen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Hans J. Wegner model JH 515 oak armchair. Seat and back upholstered with canvas. Executed by cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Denmark.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Hans J. Wegner Chairs

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Fabric, Oak

Hans J. Wegner chairs for sale on 1stDibs

The Hans J. Wegner chairs are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive objects are often made of wood and designed with extraordinary care. In our Hans J. Wegner collection, there are many options to choose from, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular. 328 vintage editions of these items are in stock, while there are 269 modern editions to choose from as well. Many of the original chairs by Hans J. Wegner were created in Europe during the 20th century in modern style. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider chairs by Niels Otto Møller, Arne Jacobsen and Fritz Hansen. Prices for Hans J. Wegner chairs can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at US$337 and tops out at US$76,000, while pieces like these can sell for US$3,555 on average..
Questions About Hans J. Wegner Chairs
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Hans Wegner is indeed a real person. He was a prolific furniture designer affectionately referred to as “the master of the chair”. Throughout his lifetime, he created 500 chairs, all considered masterpieces. Shop a collection of Hans Wegner’s furniture from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Whether or not the Wegner shell chair is comfortable is largely a matter of personal preference. Wegner did design the dramatically curved seat and gently tapered back to properly support the contours of the human body. On 1stDibs, shop a range of Hans Wegner chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    In 1949, Hans Wegner made the original Wishbone chair, a bentwood piece with a curved rail and Y-back. Today, Carl Hansen & Søn manufactures the chair based on Wegner's original design. You can find a variety of Hans Wegner chairs on 1stDibs.

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