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Carl Hansen CH23 Dining Chair

Designed by Hans J Wegner

£710.00

Made from solid oak, walnut or a combination of both - with a form-pressed veneer backrest, the Carl Hansen CH23 Dining Chair is available in multiple wood finish and papercord seat options. The chair has no armrests, which makes it practical for fitting around the table, even in small rooms. Thanks to its ingenious design and organic form, it is also unsurpassed for comfort.

Made For You : Estimated 6 - 8 Weeks

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Carl Hansen CH23 Dining Chair
Unit Price: £710.00
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£710.00
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Why you should buy the Carl Hansen CH23 Dining Chair :

  • The CH23 is an early example of Hans J. Wegner’s unique style & craftsmanship.
  • Features distinct, elegantly shaped cruciform caps on backrest.
  • The CH23 also features a special double-woven seat, a well known Wegner detail.
  • The re-release of the CH23 for the first time in years completes the Wegner set of chairs for Carl Hansen designed in 1950.
  • The light, simple and organic form of the CH23 means that it is unsurpassed for comfort.

Why you'll love this design classic dining chair:

The CH23 Dining Chair was the first of five chairs designed by Hans J. Wegner for Carl hansen & Søn in 1950. The organic contours and refined details of the CH23 are an early example of Wegner’s considerable talents as a designer.

Considered by many to be the Master of the Chair, Wegner succeeded in making the complex nature of his CH23 design seem simple. A quality he became known for. Featuring a double woven seat and elegantly shaped cruciform caps, the CH23 has a richness to its appearance but is ultimately light and simple.

*Oak / Walnut mix is version that combines an oak frame & armrest with walnut backrest.

*Oak has a clearly visible wood structure when painted.

Finishes
Soap - The closest to raw wood; grain and structure are visible; light in colour
Oil - Grain and structure are visible; lighter than soap; creates lustre and brings out contrast in grain and structure. Darkens over time to a rich patina
Clear Lacquer- Grain & structure visible, darker than soap, glossy smooth finish which yellows over time.
White Oil - Same as oil with grain and structure visible with a light tinge.

 

See other Hans J. Wegner designs. 
See other Dining Chairs
See the Carl Hansen & Son collection.

See the CH23 Video

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