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JH 539 Stool, 1953

This is a stool. It was designed by Hans Wegner and manufactured by Johannes Hansen Møbelsnedkeri A/S. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is teak, cane. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Irwin R. Berman and Linda Berman. It is credited The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection.

  • Chinese Chair, 1944
  • stained cherry wood, leather.
  • Gift of the Danish Government.
  • 1976-117-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 45 x 67.1 x 39.1 cm (17 11/16 x 26 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

JH 539 Stool, 1953; Designed by Hans Wegner (Denmark); Denmark; teak, cane; H x W x D: 45 x 67.1 x 39.1 cm (17 11/16 x 26 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.); The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection; 2013-50-25

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Ellen DeGeneres Selects.

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