"Y" Chair

about 1950
Hans Wegner (1914–2007)


Object Place: Europe, Denmark

Dimensions

55.2 x 53.3 x 72.1 cm (21 3/4 x 21 x 28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1987.749

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Low semicircular back with forked splat. Slightly splayed back legs rise up and curve inwards to form arm supports. Shaped front and rear stretchers; flatside stretchers. Square rush seat.

Inscription

stamped: MADE IN DENMARK/Y CARL HANSEN & SON/ODENSE DENMARK

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Lee Rome and Harold E. Rome, Fitchburg and New York