CH24 Wishbone Chair by Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn

CH24 Wishbone Chair, front view.
CH24 Wishbone Chair, side view.
CH24 Wishbone Chair, back view.
CH24 Wishbone Chair, detail.
CH24 Wishbone Chair, detail.
CH24 Wishbone Chairs and CH327 dining table.
CH24 Wishbone Chair, close-up.
CH24 Wishbone Chair, black.

Description / details

CH24 Wishbone Chair is a timeless wooden armchair made from solid wood and paper cord, designed by Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn. With a design that is uniquely its own, the Wishbone Chair holds a special position in the world of modern design. This iconic design was the last part of a Wegner series inspired by portraits of Danish merchants sitting in Chinese Ming Dynasty chairs. Wegner took a giant leap in furniture design with the series, combining the top rails and arms into a single piece. The characteristic Y-shaped back provides comfortable support while giving stability to the steam-bent top. Many view the CH24 as an ideal chair as it fulfills the functional demands for comfort and stability while having a distinct look. In other words: it captures the essence of modern Danish design.

Produce
Carl Hansen & Søn
Design
Hans J. Wegner
Material
Solid wood, paper cord
Color
Variety
Dimensions
W. 21.7 × D. 20.1 × H. 29.5 × SH. 17.7 in
W. 55 × D. 51 × H. 75 × SH. 45 cm

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