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ch24 wishbone chair - wood

by Hans Wegner, from Carl Hansen & Son

ch24 wishbone chair - wood

Design Hans Wegner, 1949
Hardwood, natural cord caning
Made in Denmark by Carl Hansen & Son

The CH24 chair or "Wishbone Chair" as it is often called due to the shape of the back, is a light chair and even being an armchair, a relatively small piece of furniture. The curved hind legs and the semicircular top rail together with the elegant Y-back endows the chair with a gracious and welcoming air.

The CH24 sits well, is spacious and allows its user to change position. The back offers good support and most people feel comfortable in it for a longer period of time. The curved top rail makes it easy to move around and though the arm rests are long enough to give adequate support to your forearms, the chair can still be pushed in close to a table. Today the Y-chair has developed into Wegner's and Carl Hansen's most popular chair by far. CH24 is available in a variety of wood and finish options and also offered with an optional leather seat cushion in your choice of seven colors.

Quick-ship options:
- oak soap frame - natural paper cord seat
- oak painted black frame - natural paper cord seat
- oak oiled frame - natural paper cord seat
- oak white oiled frame - natural paper cord seat
- beech painted white frame - natural paper cord seat
- walnut lacquered frame - natural paper cord seat
- mahogany oiled frame - natural paper cord seat
- teak oiled frame - natural paper cord seat

29.9" h | 20" d | 21.6" w | seat: 17.8" h
seat cushion: 19.1" w | 15.2" d

$780.00 + free shipping
(These special chairs are hand-made in Denmark... In-stock options usually ship in 2-3 business days. Quick-ship options usually ship in 7-10 business days. Please allow 8-12 weeks for custom configurations to be created, shipped and delivered)
average rating: 5

Hans Wegner

Hans Wegner’s thoughtful high quality work contributed to the popularity of Danish Modern design. His style is described as Organic Functionalism. He designed over 500 different chairs with many famous icons among them. Wegner worked as a cabinet maker's apprentice and soon attended the Danish School of Arts & Crafts and the Architectural Academy.
Carl Hansen invited Hans Wegner to create designs in 1949 and launched a mutually beneficial relationship bringing success to the company and exposure to Hans Wegner. Wegner was still relatively unknown, but soon gained wide acclaim that continues to today as a Master of Danish Modern Design.

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