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CH23 Chair

By Carl Hansen


  • Description

    One of the first designs in Hans J. Wegner’s debut collection created exclusively for Carl Hansen & Søn in 1950, the CH23 chair is a classic with intrinsic, eternal relevance. The chair’s unique double-woven seat and the form-pressed backrest with striking cruciform cover caps showcase Wegner’s refined, detailed craftsmanship.

  • Technical Info

    Dimensions: W:50.3 x D:50.3 x H:78.6cm (seat height:44.5cm)

    Oak (oiled, white oiled, soaped)
    Walnut (oiled)
    Oak frame/ Walnut backrest (oiled), cover cup on backrest - oak
    Black painted oak - NCS S9000-N

    Seat: Natural paper cord or black paper cord

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  • Designer
    Hans J. Wegner

    Hans J Wegner (1914-2007) trained as a cabinet-maker before attending the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts, where he later lectured from 1946 to 1953. From 1938 to 1942, he worked as a furniture designer in Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller«s architectural practice. In 1943, he set up his own office in Gentofte and collaborated with Børge Mogensen in the design of an apartment shown at the 1946 Cabinetmakers Exhibition in Copenhagen. Throughout his long career, he has designed furniture extensively for Johannes Hansen and Fritz Hansen. The Royal Society of Arts, London, made him an Honorary Royal Designers for Industry in 1959.

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    • NCS S9000-N
    • Oak frame/Walnut backrest, oiled
    • Oak, oiled
    • Oak, soaped
    • Oak, white pigmented oil
    • Walnut, oiled

    • Black paper cord
    • Natural paper cord
    • Natural paper cord

  • Delivery

    5-6 weeks
    Made to order item

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