Hans J. Wegner
1914 - 2007
Vintage Danish furniture piece. Oak GE290 lounge chair and footstool with original leather upholstery. Designed by the great Hans Wegner in 1953.
Made by Getama, Gedsted, Denmark.
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.