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CH446 Footrest in Stainless Steel with Fiord 591 Fabric Seat by Hans J. Wegner

US$2,250per item

About

The CH446 footstool was originally designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1958 for the CH401 chair. It has a light appearance, inspite of its solid-wood interior frame, with tubular stainless steel legs that will last for generations. The footstool is an ideal match for Wegner’s CH401 lounge chair and his two iconic lounge chairs, the Wing Chair and the Oculus Chair. The lead image is for Stainless Steel Base is Kvadrat Fiord 591 Fabric. Additional Info: Material: Stainless steel, upholstery, foam Frame finish: Stainless steel Seat finish: Fiord 591 - Fabric group 3 Dimensions: 19.2in D x 24.6in W x 14.8in H Available in other seat finish options: Fiord 551, Fiord 171, Fiord 151, Fiord 821, Fiord 191, Fiord 981, leather group A, leather group B, leather group G, leather group C, fabric group 1, fabric group 2, fabric group 3, fabric group 4

Customization Options

Available in other seat finish options: Fiord 551, Fiord 171, Fiord 151, Fiord 821, Fiord 191, Fiord 981, leather group A, leather group B, leather group G, leather group C, fabric group 1, fabric group 2, fabric group 3, fabric group 4

Details

  • Creator
    Carl Hansen & Søn (Manufacturer),Hans J. Wegner (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.8 in. (37.6 cm)Width: 24.6 in. (62.49 cm)Depth: 19.2 in. (48.77 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Contemporary
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Estimated Production Time
    11-12 weeks
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: CH4461stDibs: LU5028224948272

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  • Shipping
    US$349 Standard Front Door Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-6 weeks, excluding production time.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Farmingdale, NJ
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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About the Designer

Hans J. Wegner

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 in 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.
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