Category Archives: Danish chairs

Hans Wegner Cow Horn chairs, Johannes Hansen production

Long overdue post, but it’s a good one! This is one of a set of six Cowhorn chairs by Hans Wegner that had been in the owners’ family since they were purchased in the late 50s or early 60s.  They … Continue reading

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new webbing for Poul Volther sofa

This sofa by Danish designer Poul Volther was in very nice shape except for the webbing.  It was the Pirelli rubber type and had become saggy and dried out with age.  When Pirelli webbing reaches that state, it has no … Continue reading

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reviving and converting a set of Møller #75 chairs

Home Anthology recently asked me to bring a set of these Møller #75 chairs back to life.  The paper cord seats were very stained and had some broken strands, and the teak had years of grimey build-up. Some people might … Continue reading

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New seats for old chairs

Home Anthology had a set of six of these handsome teak chairs with seats that were shot.  The chairs were custom made in the Danish Modern style in India fifty or sixty years ago for someone who worked in foreign … Continue reading

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Teak Horsnæs chair by S. A. Andersen, Denmark

This teak chair, produced by the Horsnæs furniture company in Denmark and (I think) designed by S. A. Andersen, came to me in pieces. The frame and springs were in good shape—but that upholstery fabric!  It was dirty and worn. … Continue reading

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very early CH23 chairs by Hans Wegner

Special end-of-year blockbuster before & after issue!  Happy holidays, everyone! These CH23 chairs by Danish designer Hans Wegner are some of the earliest made.  They were brought over from Denmark and have been in the owner’s family since the early … Continue reading

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more Model 49 chairs by Erik Buch

I adquired a set of six of these model 49 chairs in teak by Erik Buch awhile back.  They had the original beige wool hopsack fabric.  The chairs were made in Denmark and sold by Scan in the U.S.   … Continue reading

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Erik Buch dining chairs, model 49

These rosewood chairs were designed by Erik Buch of Denmark in 1956 and were in production for a long time.  This particular set of six had the original wool upholstery.   There were lots of little stains.  Often you can … Continue reading

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Frank Reenskaug rocking chair

  The gold wool cushions on this teak rocker by Danish designer Frank Reenskaug were original and they look pretty good here.  But they had some stains and the foam was deteriorating.   The new cushions are upholstered in a … Continue reading

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seat weaving: a cautionary tale

Recently I got a call about some woven seats where the nails kept falling out.  That sounded odd, but when I saw the chairs in person I knew immediately what was going on. The chair seats looked pretty good—clean, no … Continue reading

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