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Lot 175Set of Eight Ole Wanscher Rosewood T Dining Chairs
A.J. Iverson, 1950s
Height 31 1/4 inches, width 19 3/4 inches, depth 16 1/2 inches.
Grete Jalk, 40 Years of Danish Furniture Design, vol. 4: 1957-1966, 1987, pp. 166-167.

Ole Wanscher (1903-1985) was a Danish furniture designer whose fresh modern designs helped transform furniture worldwide. In 1958, a Danish newspaper wrote "owning a Wanscher chair is an adventure every day, and will be so even several hundred years from now, for this is how long it lasts."

Sold for $34,375
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Generally good condition overall; two with paper labels underside A.J. Iverson; one with traces of paper label; one with sun fading to back; most with spotting to bottom of legs; reupholstered in faux leather

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