Carl Hansen & Søn CH46 Armchair
A functional, elegant dining chair that once again demonstrates Wegner's influence by the Shaker furniture tradition.
Yet further examples of Hans J. Wegner's Shaker influences, the CH46 dining chair combines organic materials and shapes into versatile, minimalist forms.
From entryway to dining rooms, waiting rooms to conference rooms, this elegant 1965 chair design showcase Wegner's affinity for functional, elegant simplicity.
The CH46 dining chair features comfortable armrests, while the CH47 dining chair was designed without. The seat, hand-woven in high quality paper cord, is available in either natural or black.
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Frame: solid wood
Seat: paper cord
- Size Description
55 x 51cm
Seating Height 44cm
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.