Wegner Wishbone Chair

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Hans Wegner, a Danish furniture designer and cabinetmaker, designed the Wishbone Chair in 1949 for Carl Hansen & Son. Wagner was a master of traditional joinery and woodworking techniques. The Wishbone chair was inspired by East Asian design and portraits of Danish merchants sitting in Ming Chairs. The chair is made of steam bentwood pieces and a hand-woven paper cord seat.

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1940s

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Wood; Paper

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