Rare Hans Wegner GE215 Sawbuck Chair, Denmark, 1950s

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Rare Hans Wegner GE215 Sawbuck chair, Denmark, 1950s. Excellent condition. Ships worldwide.

This chair was shown at the 1955 great Nordic design exhibition in Helsingborg, Sweden. In this Wegner combined diverse materials, into one harmonious design. The design of this chair looks simplistic, yet is filled with elegant details. Such as the wooden ends on the chairs legs. The frame is made of black coated tubular steel. The 'flipper' armrests in wood are a shape used earlier by Wegner on the CH28. They are an elegant addition to the steel and sturdy appearance of this easy chair. Another great detail is the 'W' on the back. This chair is upholstered in a brown to beige floral upholstery. Another noteworthy detail are the wooden feet.

Details

  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Materials and Techniques
    Metal
    Fabric
    Wood
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    28.35 in. H x 28.54 in. W x 33.46 in. D
    72 cm H x 73 cm W x 85 cm D
  • Seat Height
    15.35 in. (39 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU225938780843
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