Stunning pair of vintage Hans Wegner (1914 - 2007) Cigar chairs, in oak with teak arms, in original fabric upholstery.
The Cigar chair combines both masculine and feminine features - the robust oak form and the finely crafted and sensually worked arms. In excellent condition.
Designed 1955 and made by Getama, Denmark.
Melbourne metro $50.
Adelaide, Hobart metro - $150.
Sydney metro - $250.
Hans Wegner AWARDS (summary)
Grand Prix, Milan Triennale, 1951.
Gold Medal, Milan Triennale. 1954.
Silver Medal, Milan Triennale. 1957.
Honorary Royal Designer of Industry, Royal Society of Arts, London, 1959.
Citation of Merit, Pratt Institute, New York, 1959.
Prince Eugene Medal, 1961.
Citation of Merit, American Institute of Interior Designers, 1967 and 1968.
Danish Furniture Prize, 1980.