Hans J. Wegner
1914 - 2007
Vintage Danish chair, a rare and fine example in teak of the GE290A highback, designed by the great Hans Wegner in 1953. Featuring original fabric upholstery in excellent condition. Made by Getama, Gedsted, 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.