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China Chair

It was designed by Hans J. Wegner and manufactured by Fritz Hansen Inc., Denmark. It is dated 1944 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is cherry wood, leather. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by The Danish Government. It is credited Gift of the Danish Government.

  • JH 539 Stool, 1953
  • teak, cane.
  • The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection.
  • 2013-50-25

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 82 × 56.2 × 55 cm (32 5/16 × 22 1/8 × 21 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

China Chair; Designed by Hans J. Wegner (Danish, 1914–2007); Denmark; cherry wood, leather; H x W x D: 82 × 56.2 × 55 cm (32 5/16 × 22 1/8 × 21 5/8 in.); Gift of the Danish Government; 1976-117-1-a,b

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