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CH33P Dining Chair in Oak Lacquer by Hans J. Wegner

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The CH33P chair designed by Hans J. Wegner has a light, graceful form that captures many elements typical of Wegner’s best furniture designs. Designed for Carl Hansen & Søn in 1957, the CH33P chair was in production for ten consecutive years. Carl Hansen & Søn reintroduced the design in 2012, adding colors from Wegner’s own working palette to the original wood variant. The CH33P expresses clean simplicity, with organic forms. The elegant chair is carefully designed to support load-bearing joints with clear references to the clean lines of the 50s and 60s. The beautiful wood construction has a warm, human feel, making the CH33P an ideal fit for modern interiors. The CH33P chair’s curved seat appears to float separately and is ideal for upholstering. The seat can be upholstered in a variety of colored fabrics or Fine leather. The CH33T is also available in various types of natural wood blends. Dimensions: 18.8in D x 21.6in W x 29.1in H The lead image is for oak lacquer is Thor 307 leather. Packing dimensions: 37.4 H x 21.7 ​W x 21.7 L. Weight: 77.94 ​LBS.

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About the Designer

Hans J. Wegner

Best known for his chairs and seating pieces — though a master of many furniture types like sofas and tables — Hans 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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