Carl Hansen & Søn CH410 Peter's Chair
Peter's Chair is a design classic and an ideal gift for small children. Sturdy and safe, it's made from four pieces of wood that can be assembled and disassembled again and again - no tools are necessary.
Peter's Chair is a design classic and an ideal gift for small children. Sturdy and safe, it's made from four pieces of wood that can be assembled and disassembled again and again - no tools are necessary. That makes the chair functional, plus, it's a great toy.
Peter's Chair was designed by Wegner as a present for the baby son of Wegner's friend and colleague Børge Mogensen. In the war years quality furniture was hard to find - so he made his own.
The chair is designed to accompany the CH411 table.
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Solid Wood untreated, beech
- Size Description
Seat Height: 26cm
As a driving force behind 'Danish Modern', Hans J. Wegner helped change the general public's view of furniture in the 1950s and 1960s. His passion for designing chairs, more than 500 of them, is recognized worldwide and reflected in his title 'the Master of the Chair'. He is famous for integrating perfectly executed joints with exquisite shapes and combining them with a constant curiosity for materials and deep respect for wood and its natural characteristics. His designs furnish minimalism with organic and natural softness. Hans J. Wegner was born in 1914 in Tønder in Southern Denmark, the son of a shoemaker. At the age of 17, he completed his apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker in the workshop of H. F. Stahlberg where his first designs saw the light of day. At the age of twenty he moved to Copenhagen, Denmark, to attend the School of Arts and Crafts, where he studied from 1936-1938 before embarking on a career as an architect.