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1944

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Chinese Chair Chair, 1944

This is a chair. It was designed by Hans J. Wegner and produced by Fritz Hansen Inc., Denmark. It is dated 1944 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is cherry, leather. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Fritz Hansen Inc., Denmark. It is credited Gift of Fritz Hansen, Inc..

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

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Its dimensions are

82 x 57 x 47.5 cm (32 5/16 x 22 7/16 x 18 11/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Chinese Chair Chair, 1944; Designed by Hans J. Wegner (Danish, 1914–2007); Denmark; cherry, leather; 82 x 57 x 47.5 cm (32 5/16 x 22 7/16 x 18 11/16 in. ); Gift of Fritz Hansen, Inc.; 1971-17-1

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