CH20 Elbow Chair
Designed by Hans J Wegner.
An attractive and simple stackable dining chair designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1956. When Carl Hansen & Søn put the CH20 Elbow Chair by Hans J. Wegner into production for the first time in 2005, it quickly established a position as a modern classic, winning the ICFF Editors’ Award in New York in the same year.
The Elbow Chair’s characteristic steam-bent backrest, crafted from a single piece of solid wood, provides elbow and lower back support and enables a variety of sitting positions. The chair’s unique rail construction under the seat in form-pressed veneer adds optimal stability in combination with a light and floating expression
Frame available in Beech or Oak in a variety of finishes.
**Oak has a clearly visible wood structure when painted and is available only in Black. Beech has minimal structure when painted and is available in all CHS colours - see options here.
Upholstery made to order in a wide choice of fabric types and colours (see a list under ‘Details’). Fabrics are priced in ‘Groups’. Simply select the appropriate price Group and then add a note of your fabric choice at checkout or email us.
Carl Hansen & Søn use premium quality Ash, beech, mahogany, oak, teak, and walnut. Finishes available are Soap, clear lacquer, oil, white oil, or smoked oil.
Wood is a natural material and may vary depending on the environment - walnut and teak can vary considerably in tone and pattern even within the same log.
Foam seat pad in a range of upholstery options - see below for details.
Loke (buffed, printed, resistant finish) - click to view
Thor (natural grain, semi-aniline, resistant finish) - click to view
Sif or Cowhide (full grain, pure aniline, naked and natural surface) - click to view
Saddle - click to view
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Carl Hansen & Søn
Carl Hansen opened his furniture workshop in Denmark in 1908 and soon became known for the high quality of his work. From one off production the company gradually began to produce small series of its most popular pieces. This combination of hand craftsmanship and rational series production soon became the firm's hallmark - and continues to set it apart today.
Carl Hansen & Søn is the largest manufacturer of furniture designed by Hans J. Wegner and also produces outstanding furniture classics by some of Denmark's most influential architects such as Mogens Koch, Kaare Klint and Ole Wanscher.
True to its founding values, it is Carl Hansen & Søn's ambition to make furniture of the highest quality and beauty with respect for sustainable design, materials and more than 100 years tradition of craftsmanship.