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CH401 Chair

By Carl Hansen


  • Description

    A minimalistic upholstered easy chair with a warm glow. Handmade on a beech wood frame; the legs and boomerang-shaped sides are of stainless steel. The chair is a welcome addition to any room and is also known under the name "The Airport Chair" or "The Kastrup Chair" as it was originally designed specially for use in Copenhagen Airport in Kastrup. It has since become a classic easy chair. Designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1958.

  • Technical Info

    Stainless steel legs and sides, Thor leather on the seat and back

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    H: 76 cm (Seat height 40 cm at highest point), W: 60 cm, D: 68 cm

  • 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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    • Black leather Thor 301
    • Cognac leather Thor 307

  • Delivery

    11-12 weeks
    Made to order item

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