CH337 Table 140 x 115cm
CH337 Table 140 x 115cm

CH337 Table 140 x 115cm
Carl Hansen & Søn

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Perfectly designed for flexible dining

The CH337 dining table, designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1962 in beautiful materials ,is ideal for both everyday use and for entertaining. The core design, characterized by its seamless fusion of organic, geometric forms and perfect detailing, features an oval tabletop and rounded legs that elegantly taper toward the floor. The solid wood tabletop adds depth and personality to the design and means that each CH337 table is unique. The CH337 table forms part of a series, all designed by Wegner – with tables in three different sizes. All are also available with insert leaves. The table series fits most spaces and allows for easy adjustment to suit any occasion.
  • CH337 Table 140 x 115cm
  • CH337 Table 140 x 115cm
  • CH337 Table 140 x 115cm
  • CH337 Table 140 x 115cm

Lead Time - 20 weeks

Son of a shoe-maker in southern Jutland, Hans Wegner, finished his formal training as a cabinetmaker with master cabinetmaker Stahlberg in 1930 before starting at Teknologisk Institut in Copenhagen. He soon moved to the School of Arts and Crafts in the Danish capital where he became architect in 1938, and started teaching in 1946.

In 1940 he joined Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller in Arhus, to design the furniture for the new Arhus city hall. He started to work with 'minister' cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen in 1940 and showed his first furniture in the famous Hansen store on Bredgade 65 in 1941. Johannes Hansen was more than twice as old as the 26 year old Wegner but the unique collaboration between the two became the undisputed backbone of Danish furniture design and the main reason for it's world wide recognition in the fifties and sixties. The Copenhagen Museum of Art and Industry acquired the first Wegner chair in 1942.

In 1943 he started his own design office and 1 year later designed the first of a long series of 'chinese' chairs inspired by portraits of Danish merchants sitting in Ming chairs for Fritz Hansen. In 1950 Wegner designed the “Wishbone Chair” produced by Carl Hansen & Søn in Odense which became the most successful of all Wegner chairs. Most well known for it’s use by Kennedy and Nixon in their famous CBS TV debate of 1960.

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