CH24 Wishbone Chair by Hans J. Wegner

CH24 Wishbone Chair

Carl Hansen & Søn

Hans J. Wegner designed the Wishbone chair for Carl Hansen & Søn in 1949 with inspiration from ancient Chinese armchairs and it has been in continuous production since 1950. A light, attractive and comfortable dining chair with the characteristic Y-shaped back, which provides back support and stability to the steam-bent top and also inspired the chair's name.

The chair is a triumph of craftsmanship with a simple design and clean lines. Despite the chair's straightforward appearance it takes more than 100 steps to make one. Amongst other things, the hand-woven seat consists of more than 120 metres of paper cord.

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Materials
Frame available in a wide range of woods and finishes:
Ash - soaped, lacquered, oiled or white oiled
Beech - soaped, lacquered or oiled
Oak - soaped, lacquered, oiled or white oiled
Smoked Oak - oiled
Cherry - lacquered or oiled
Walnut - lacquered or oiled
Paper cord seat available in natural or black.

Dimensions
Width 55 cm × Depth 51 cm × Height 75 cm.
Seat height 45 cm


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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.