Limited edition: 100 year old Wishbone


2014 has been the big anniversary year for furniture company Carl Hansen & Søn, who has marked the 100th birthday of the furniture designer Hans J. Wegner through a wide range of events.

Now, anniversary activities are rounded off by the launch of a special edition of the best-selling Wegner chair through the ages, namely the Wishbone chair or CH 24 from 1949 The unique feature of the special edition is that the chair is made of beech planted in Wegner’s birth year 1914. The wood comes from forests with the estate Brahetrolleborg on Danish island of Funen, which over the years has managed sustainable timber production at the highest level. 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.

Carl Hansen & Son
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