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100 Year Old Wishbone

100 Year Old Wishbone

12.09.2014

Carl Hansen & Søn has marked the 100th birthday of the furniture designer Hans J. Wegner through a wide range of events.

Anniversary activities are rounded off by the launch of a special edition of the best-selling Wegner chair through the age The Wishbone Chair from 1949. What makes this chair so special is That the chair is made from beech tree planted in 1914, the year of Hans J. Wegners birth. The wood comes from a sustainable forest on the Danish island of Funen The wood for the special edition has been carefully insulated and specially tagged throughout the production plant at Carl Hansen & Son.

The special edition of the Wishbone chair is available in various types. Each copy has a unique origin label with a serial number and a certificate of authenticity, identifying that this version of the Wishbone chair is made from 100 year-old beech tree.