Hans J. Wegner
Papa Bear chair and ottoman; A.P. Stolen; Denmark, 1950; teak, upholstery; 39 h x 36 w x 37 d in (99 x 91 x 94 cm); Ottoman measures: 16.5 h x 27.75 w x 16.5 d inches. Stamped manufacturer's mark to each example 'Made in Denmark Designer Hans J. Wegner A.P. Stolen Copenhagen'.; Provenance: Acquired from Wyeth, New York in 2000 by the present owner ; Literature: Hans J. Wegner's 100 Chairs, Oda, pg. 49 Wegner: Sitting Pretty, Nielsen, pg. 70
Sale Price: $9,375
Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000
Dark and uneven patina on teak elements. Scratches and dents to all legs. 1/4 inch chip to right rear leg of chair. Missing button to chair. Light and even soiling to upholstery. Chair and ottoman are sturdy and comfortable.