Lot 663 (Twentieth Century Design, 14th September 2018)

Sold for £5,200


Lot details

Hans Wegner (1940-2007) - An AP19 'Papa Bear' chair, otherwise known as a bamsestol, designed 1951, this example early 1960s, rosewood framed, blue fabric buttonback upholstered, and raised on turned supports, w.91cm. Footnote: Vendor informs us that this chair was bought in Denmark circa 1963, originally upholstered in green wool and later re-upholstered in the mid-1980s with the current wool recommended by the original manufacturer. CITES Article 10: No.572218/01

Condition report
Frame good, structurally very stable and stands well.
Colour of rosewood is good and original.
Fabric complete but well worn, especially to seat cover.
Webbed seat good and taut.
Seat cushion slightly flat (stuffing may require replacing).
No makers mark but with excellent provenance as stated in the lot description.

 

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