CH47 | chair

This variant: Oak, Soap, Natural cord
By Hans J. Wegner

The CH47 chair designed by Hans J. Wegner and inspired by the simplicity of the American Shaker movement, uses classic forms in a unique and elegant expression.


This variant: Oak, Soap, Natural cord
 

By Hans J. Wegner

The CH47 chair designed by Hans J. Wegner and inspired by the simplicity of the American Shaker movement, uses classic forms in a unique and elegant expression.

A dynamic and graceful chair design

The CH47 chair was designed by Hans J. Wegner’s in 1965 and is a perfect example of his desire for simplicity, function and beauty in all his designs. The CH47 chair uses expert craftsmanship and quality, natural materials that highlight the inspiration Wegner drew from the Shaker movement. Its lightly reclined composition gives its overall form a dynamic, yet graceful, expression. The sculptural back design, together with the hand-woven, paper-cord seat, ensure comfortable sitting. The CH47 chair’s considered design, together with warm, natural materials used in its creation, ensure a chair that is perfect for a variety of spaces and functions, from dining rooms to entrance hallways and conference rooms. The chair is also available in the CH46 version with armrests.

Inspiration

The CH47 chair by Hans J. Wegner is designed to add warmth, comfort and functionality to many different spaces, from dinning areas to conference rooms.

Hans J. Wegner

Designer
Among Danish furniture designers, Hans J. Wegner is considered one of the most creative, innovative and prolific. Often referred to as the master of the chair, Wegner designed more than 500 chairs in his lifetime – many of them considered masterpieces. He is probably best known for his iconic Wishbone Chair which has been in continuous production since 1950. The core of Wegner’s legacy is his focus on bringing the inner workings – the soul – of the furniture to the exterior, where the simplicity and functionality can be appreciated.
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Materials

Downloads

CH47 3D Drawings | ZIP
CH47 2D Drawings | ZIP

Danish design

Authentic experience

5 years warranty

When you choose a Carl Hansen & Søn product, you gain more than just a piece of furniture. You become part of a proud tradition of distinctive and beautiful craftsmanship, where nothing has been left to chance. The world’s largest manufacturer of furniture designed by Hans J. Wegner, we also produce works by renowned design masters such as Arne Jacobsen, Børge Mogensen, Ole Wanscher, Kaare Klint, Poul Kjærholm, Mogens Koch, Bodil Kjær and Tadao Ando. Carl Hansen & Søn represents over 100 years of Danish design history and our furniture is sold all over the world.  

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