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A rare pair of GE 500 high back easy chairs with “smoked” oak frames and legs and cone shaped chromed feet, manufactured by Getama, Danish, circa 1969. With a pair of footstools also designed by Hans Wegner and manufactured by Getama Mobler (GE-375).
The GE Model 500 is rarely seen and was only in production for a short period of time in the early 1970s. It is assumed that the total production of sofas, armchairs and a matching high backed armchair was 50-100 units in total.
Designed by Hans J. Wegner, (b. Tønder 1914, d. Gentofte 2007).
Literature: Design from Scandinavia No. 5. p. 108.
Dimensions of chairs: W: 94 cm - 37", D: 86 cm - 34", H: 104 cm - 41".
Dimensions of stools: W: 64 cm - 25", D: 48 cm - 19", H: 40 cm - 16".
Literature: Noritsugu Oda, Hans J. Wegner's 100 Chairs, Heibonsha, Tokyo, 2002.
Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
533 Kings Road