Hans Wegner (1914-2007).

Mahogany desk with sycamore interior. Designed c. 1938 for Århus Town Hall.

Cabinetmaker, Planmøbel (attributed to M. Laursen or I. C. A. Nielsen).

Height  29½"  (75cm).
Width  75"  (1,90m).
Depth  37½"  (95cm).

Exhibited : Denmark Design, the exhibition organised by Michael and Mariko Whiteway in conjunction with the Design Museum Denmark, September 2016 - November 2018, in South Korea and Japan.

Circular metal label underneath , ‘A / b 2 b / 10', and various pencil marks.

This desk is from the Århus Town Hall, designed by Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller. Wegner was commissioned by Jacobsen/Møller to design the furniture for the Town Hall, his first major commission. The desk remained in the Town Hall until 2002.

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