CH24 Wishbone Chair by Wegner is a very renowned product of the furniture industry. Its sleek design and comfort has attracted customers from all over the globe. It takes its inspiration from the Danish traders who were sitting in the chairs of the great Chinese Ming Dynasty. It has this unique “Y” shape that provides utmost comfort, stability and support. By the looks of it, the chair reflects typical Danish art of furniture.
The features of the Y-chair
Description of the design
As mentioned above, Wegner tried to provide originality and simplicity in his design along with elegance. The chair has a rounded top, in addition to the hand-woven paper cord seats. This particular feature provides comfort in wide ranges and also makes it appropriate to be used in home lounges and other portions of the house.
It is light
One essential feature of the chair is that, it is incredibly light along with being tough and really flexible. Moving it around the room, or the whole house is no difficult task. This feature has led to some positive reviews on the internet regarding this chair. The chair is also really durable and long lasting.
It is durable
Upon proper use it is likely to last over a long period of time and also does not require any maintenance like oiling of the wooden parts etc. However, the users should polish it over time to time to keep it looking good as new. The material the chair is made up of is hardwood and paper cord. It takes a skillful carpenter about one hour to perfectly weave the paper cord on to the chair, in order to provide maximum comfort to the person. If you would like to learn more about this chair and buy one. The number of operations required to manufacture this product completely is around 100 under skillful labor and use of proper tools.
History of the Y-chair
As mentioned before, this creator of the chair, Hans J. Wegner took inspiration from the Danish merchants sitting on the chairs of the Ming Dynasty. The first chair was designed for Carl Hanson & Son in 1949. The first product of the company was manufactured in 1950, and up to date, it is still widely renowned worldwide.
The company manufactures chairs that are intended to last over an extended period of time, due to the quality of the material used. However, still there are a couple of maintenance issues that need to be taken care of. For example, the ideal humidity level in which the chair should be kept is between 30 to 60%. It should be refrained from keeping near heat sources like heaters or under broad daylight for longer time.