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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1969

  • Work on this object ended.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

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Chair (Denmark), ca. 1950–59

This is a chair. It was designed by Hans J. Wegner. It is dated ca. 1950–59 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is wood, molded plywood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Dr. David V. Becker. It is credited Gift of Dr. David V. Becker.

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

Its dimensions are

69.8 x 72 x 60 cm (27 1/2 x 28 3/8 x 23 5/8 in. )

Cite this object as

Chair (Denmark), ca. 1950–59; Designed by Hans J. Wegner (Danish, 1914–2007); wood, molded plywood; 69.8 x 72 x 60 cm (27 1/2 x 28 3/8 x 23 5/8 in. ); Gift of Dr. David V. Becker; 1992-104-1

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