The Wishbone Chair - Wegner's most famous work

With the CH24 Wishbone Chair , designer Hans J. Wegner created what is probably his most famous piece in 1949. The chair is particularly suitable for the dining table and the living area, where it convinces with its timeless elegance.

Even today the surprisingly comfortable design classic from Carl Hansen & Søn a light and attractive appearance. This Wishbone Chair is an outstanding example of Hans J. Wegner's continuous striving for organic simplicity, comfort and stability in the products he designs.

The iconic appearance of the Wishbone ("breastbone") chair made it a bestseller among Wegner's designs shortly after its introduction. To this day, the CH24 is known in Denmark among design connoisseurs simply as "The Chair" - hardly any other feature could better describe the status of Hans J. Wegner's classic.

Wishbone Chair CH24 - or Y Chair

The characteristic "Y" in the backrest of the CH24 ensures comfortable sitting, while at the same time stabilising the steam-curved backrest and is of course responsible for the chair's name. Because it Wishbone Chair is also known as the Y Chair . The gently curved backrest, the special bracing and the hand-woven seat allow a wide range of sitting positions, making the CH24 suitable for a variety of uses.

Hans Wegner chair convinces through craftsmanship at the highest level

With its simple design and clear lines, the CH24 Wishbone Chair is a prime example of the highest level of craftsmanship. The simple appearance hardly suggests that 100 individual steps are necessary to manufacture the chair. The hand-woven seat alone consists of 120 m of paper cord, which is processed by Carl Hansen & Søn in uncompromising quality.

The CH24 Wishbone Chair from Carl Hansen is available in different versions.

Limited birthday edi

Award-winning designer Ilse Crawford has given the CH24 chair a dark navy blue finish in the birthday edition. The water-based high-gloss lacquer gives the iconic chair by Hans J. Wegner a contemporary and timeless look. The chair in Glossy Navy Blue is only available for a limited time and in a limited edition!

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Item no.172617
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Seat height45 cm
For outdoor useNo
  • Base
  • Lacquered beech wood
  • Origin: Europe
  • Seating Surface
  • paper yarn
DimensionsHeight: 76 cm, Depth: 51 cm, Length: 55 cm
Weight5 kg (without packaging)
Height adjustableNo
DesignHans J. Wegner
CategoryChairs, Designer Kitchen Chairs
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Carl Hansen & Søn - CH24 Wishbone Chair

In 1949, designer Hans J. Wegner created what CH24 Wishbone Chair is probably his most famous piece. The chair is particularly suitable for the dining table and the living area, where it convinces with its timeless elegance.

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