DescriptionHANS J. WEGNER (Danish, 1914-2007)
A Teak and Oak Drop-Leaf Dining Table, manufactured by Andreas Tuck, circa 1952
Branded on the bottom: FABRIKAT: ANDR. TUCK / ARKITEKT: HANS J. WEGNER / DENMARK
28 x 89-1/2 x 34 inches (71.1 x 227.3 x 86.4 cm) open
One of the greatest Danish designers of all time, known for beautifully crafted, wood furniture, Hans J. Wegner began his career as a cabinetmaker in 1931. He then received a degree in architecture from the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts. He worked as a designer in Arne Jacobsen and Erik Moeller's architectural office before setting up his own in 1943. Wegner is an honorary Royal designer for industry of the Royal Society of Arts in London. Almost all of the world's major design museums - from The Museum of Modern Art in New York to Die Neue Sammlung in Munich - include his furniture in their collections.
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000.
Possibly refinished. Overall in very good condition.
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