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Set of 8 Danish Hans Wegner Oak Dining Chairs for GETAMA

$2,400per set


We love the angular modern clean lines of this set of Hans Wegner designed dining chairs produced by GETAMA of Denmark in the early 1970s. Manufactured from solid white oak and covered in blue wool fabric by Kvadrat. The set has seven side chairs and one captain's chair with armrests. Two chairs have a slightly darker color fabric than the other six but makes for a good mix and match. The fabric is showing minor age wear but is still in very good usable condition. The wood is showing some natural wear in the form of scuffs and scratches but has a nice warm honey golden color. Overall very good condition.


  • Creator
    GETAMA (Maker),Hans J. Wegner (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 31 in. (78.74 cm)Width: 20.5 in. (52.07 cm)Depth: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Seat Height: 18.25 in. (46.36 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 8
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    Bridgeport, CT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 4-1051stDibs: LU2373312700981

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    Ships From: Bridgeport, CT
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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About Hans J. Wegner (Designer)

Best known for his chairs and seating pieces — though a master of many furniture types like sofas and tables — Hans Wegner was a prolific designer whose elegant, often ebullient, forms and devotion to the finest methods in joinery made "Danish Modern" a popular byword for stylish, well-made furniture in the mid-20th century.

Wegner considered himself a carpenter first and a furniture designer second. Like his peers Arne Jacobsen and Finn Juhl, Wegner believed that striking aesthetics in furniture were based on a foundation of practicality: a chair must be comfortable and sturdy before it is chic.

In keeping with that tenet, several of Wegner’s best chair designs, seen in dealer listings below, have their roots in traditional seating forms. The “Peacock chair” (designed 1947) is a throne-like adaptation of the Windsor chair; pieces from the “China chair” series (begun in 1944) as well as the 1949 “Wishbone chair,” with its distinctive Y-shaped back splat, are derived from 17th-century Ming seating pieces, as is the upholstered “Ox chair” (1960). Wegner’s comfy “Papa Bear chair” (1951) is an almost surreally re-scaled English wingback chair.

Wegner’s most representative piece, the “Round chair” (1949), gained a footnote in political history when it was used on the TV stage of the first Kennedy-Nixon debate of 1960. That chair, along with Wegner’s more bravura designs, for example the 1963 “Shell chair,” with its curved surfboard-shaped seat, bring a quietly sculptural presence to a room.  Wegner was a designer who revered his primary material — wood — and it shows. His wood gathers patina and character with age; every Hans Wegner piece testifies to the life it has led.

About the Seller
4.9 / 5
Located in Bridgeport, CT

JenMod Vintage is a Connecticut-based dealer who imports Danish mid-century furniture directly from Denmark. Focusing on seating by both iconic and lesser-known designers, it is a market leader in large 1940s upholstered pieces by makers like Viggo Boesen and Flemming Lassen, including curved sofas, low club chairs and high-back armcha...

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