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CH327 Dining Table
Carl Hansen & Søn
Hans Wegner, 1962

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Soaped oak

The beautiful CH327 Dinning Table is the ultimate hardwood dining table – or a beautiful desk or conference table. The solid wood tabletop is made from pieces of hardwood that run the full length of the table, giving the table a harmonious surface.

The table measures either 190 x 95 x H72 cm or 248 x 95 x H72 cm. Available with MDF extension leaves in grey or black for table ends; the leaves measure 95 x 40 cm and are purchased separately.

Oiled Oak / Walnut

Soaped oak

Oiled Oak / Walnut

Oiled Walnut

Oiled oak

Dimensions 190 x 95 x H72 cm or 248 x 95 x H72 cm Extension leaves 40 x 95 cm

190 x 95 x 72 cm

248 x 95 x 72 cm

Extension Leave 40 x 95 cm

Oiled Teak

Oiled Teak

Oiled Oak

Oiled Oak

White Oiled Oak

Soaped Oak

Soaped Oak

Soaped Oak

Free wood samples (against deposit)

CH327 190x95cm

CH327 190x95cm + 2 leaves
CH327 248x95cm + 1 leaf

CH327 248x95cm + 2 leaves

Hans J. Wegner

Hans J. Wegner was born in 1914 in Tønder, Denmark, the son of a shoemaker. At the age of 17, he finished his apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker with H. F. Stahlberg, in whose workshops Wegner’s first design experiments took form. He moved to Copenhagen as a 20 year-old, and attended the School of Arts and Crafts from 1936 – 1938 before he began working as an architect.

As a young architect, Wegner joined Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller in Århus, working on furniture design for the new Århus city hall in 1940. It was during the same year that Wegner began collaborating with master cabinetmaker, Johannes Hansen, who was a driving force in bringing new furniture design to the Danish public.

The Copenhagen Museum of Art and Industry acquired its first Wegner chair in 1942.

Wegner started his own design office in 1943. It was in 1944 that he designed the first “Chinese chair” in a series of new chairs that were inspired by portraits of Danish merchants sitting in Ming chairs. One of these chairs, the “Wishbone Chair”, designed in 1949 and produced by Carl Hansen & Son in Odense since 1950, became the most successful of all Wegner chairs.

Among Danish furniture designers, Hans J. Wegner is considered one of the most creative and productive. He has received practically every major recognition given to designers, including the Lunning prize, the grand prix of the Milan Triennale, Sweden’s Prince Eugen medal and the Danish Eckersberg medal. Wegner is an honorary Royal designer for industry of the Royal Society of Arts in London. Almost all of the world’s major design museums – from The Museum of Modern Art in New York to Die Neue Sammlung in Munich – include his furniture in their collections.

Hans J. Wegner died in Denmark in January, 2007.

Hans J. Wegner’s  contribution to Danish Modern:

- First a cabinetmaker, then a designer: integrates exacting joinery techniques and exquisite form.

- A deep respect for wood and its characteristics – and an abiding curiosity about other natural materials

- Brings an organic, natural softness to formalistic minimalism

- Generally regarded as ”the master of the chair”, with more than 400 chair designs to his name