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Hans Wegner Shell Chair by Carl Hansen

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Finish | Oak, White Pigment Oiled +$230.00
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Options are good. Here are your 3 shipping options:

Simple Scheduled Delivery: Free

Simple Scheduled Delivery is for folks that don't mind carrying furniture. The shipper will call prior to delivery to arrange an appointment, but the driver will not bring the furniture inside.

  • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days.
  • Shipper will arrange a four hour window for delivery at least 24 hours in advance.
  • The driver will drop the furniture at the front of your house or in your apartment's regular delivery area. They will not bring the furniture inside or carry it up stairs.
  • If you live in an apartment, the doorman can accept delivery on your behalf.
  • You must inspect the purchase at delivery and sign for damages.
  • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
  • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

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Room of Choice Delivery: $65.00 per item

If you don't like carrying furniture, this is a great option. The shipper will schedule an appointment with you prior to delivery and bring the furniture into your home for you. This service does not include unpackaging or assembly.

  • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days. Some larger and specialty items may take a bit longer.
  • Shipper will arrange a four hour window for delivery at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Your driver or delivery team will bring the furniture inside your home and into your room of choice (Up to two flights of stairs).
  • Delivery folks will not unpack or assemble your furniture.
  • You must inspect the purchase at the time of delivery and sign for any damages.
  • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
  • If you're ordering multiple items from the same manufacturer, we might be able to bundle your shipping upgrade costs! Give us a call and we'll make sure you're getting the best shipping price possible!
  • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

For more information and shipping comparisons, click here.

White Glove Delivery: $95.00 per item

If you want your furniture delivered and ready to go, this is the option for you. The shipper will schedule a delivery window with you at least 24 hours in advance. They'll bring the furniture into your home, place it in your room of choice, and assemble any pieces that need to be put together. It's the true white glove treatment!

  • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days. Some larger and specialty items may take a bit longer.
  • Shipper will arrange a four hour window for delivery at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Your driver or delivery team will bring the furniture inside your home and into your room of choice (up to two flights of stairs).
  • Delivery folks will unpack your furniture, assemble any pieces needing to be put together, and they'll discard all of the boxes and packaging materials.
  • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
  • If you're ordering multiple items from the same manufacturer, we might be able to bundle your shipping upgrade costs! Give us a call and we'll make sure you're getting the best shipping price possible!
  • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

For more information and shipping comparisons, click here.

Package weight: 46.7 lbs.

CH07 Shell Chair
from Carl Hansen & Son
designed by Hans Wegner

Introduced in 1963, the Shell Chair was skeptically met at first. After being shelved after a few limited editions were produced, the Shell Chair was relaunched in 1997 and finally got the attention it so obviously deserves. Then, as if to prove its popular acceptance and pedigree, one of the original Shell Chairs from the 60's sold for $20,000 at Christie's in London in 1999.

Seat and back are made of form-pressed plywood shells. The 3 legs are also made from laminated plywood - the 2 front legs are one continuous piece that wraps under the seat, and the rear leg is a separate piece. To enhance the chair's comfort, Wegner added 2 upholstered cushions which are fastened to the shell with screws from the back and bottom. You'd think that a 3-legged chair would be a mite unstable, but that's simply not the case. The Shell Chair is quite stable - even stable enough to allow its occupant to get up by holding the low-slung seat's front edge and pulling himself up.

To add to the Shell Chair's collection of accolades, in 1999 the chair was given the highest possible grade in The Technological Institute of Denmark's test program.

Features:

  • 29.1" h | 36.2" w | 32.7" d
  • seat depth: 18.9" | seat height: 13.8"
  • 3 legs give the chair a unique look and a remarkably stable base
  • Solid, long-lasting plywood construction
  • Comfortably provided with leather or fabric upholstery

Quick Ship versions (please call us at 888-467-6278 to order):

Oak | Clear Lacquer | Thor leather 307 | Russet Brown | $3,015

Walnut | Clear lacquer | Hallingdal fabric 457 | Dark Yellow | $3,030

Walnut | Clear Lacquer | Brown & White Cowhide | $3,495

Walnut | Clear Lacquer | Loke leather 7150 Black | $3,140

Walnut | Clear Lacquer | Thor leather 301 | Black | $3,245

Walnut | Oiled | Loke leather 7150 | Black | $3,140

Materials & Measurements

Materials:
Form-pressed plywood
Cold foam, upholstered in leather or fabric

Measurements:
29.1" h | 36.2" w | 32.7" d | seat depth: 18.9" | seat height: 13.8"

Environmental Information

Carl Hansen & Son views sustainability through the lens of good design:

  • Furniture that is made to last, and that is timelessly designed, is sustainable

    One look at the classic furniture created by Hans Wegner and you know that none of these pieces will ever be unwanted, and they'll last a long, long time

  • Sustainable sourced materials should be used as much as possible

    Wood is FSC-certified, and comes from Danish and American forests

  • Treating employees well and taking care with production processes is sustainable

    Massages for everyone! Carl Hansen & Son employees get free, regular massages to keep them uninjured and happy
    Modern, energy-efficient equipment is used in combination with energy-conservation practices
    Scrap wood is burned to create energy
    Shipping cartons are made with as little material as possible
    Airfreight is reduced to a minimum


About The Manufacturer

Carl HansenThe family-owned Carl Hansen & Son has been producing hand-made pieces since 1908. However, it was not until the late 1940s that the Danish furniture house, under the direction of Holger Hansen (the "Son"), joined forces with Hans Wegner and began a partnership that would help further not just the company but the entire Danish Modern design style. Wegner's unique, modern designs initially tested the company's production team as it had previously dedicated itself to more traditionally home-style pieces. Under Holger Hansen's guidance the partnership flourished; in the 1950s and 1960s the Carl Hansen Company and Hans Wegner both received international acclaim for their boundary-pushing work. One of the first pieces to emerge from this partnership was the Wishbone Chair, one of four chairs that Wegner designed specially for Carl Hansen in 1949. While the company faced difficulties during the second half of the 20th century, including Holger Hansen's sudden death in 1962, Carl Hansen & Son persevered and began the 21st century with a renewed focus, set on bringing Danish Modern furniture back to the center of the design world. Since 2001, when grandson Knud Erik Hansen assumed control of the company, Carl Hansen & Son has expanded in Denmark, continued to produce top-quality, hand-crafted furniture, gone on producing successful Wegner designs, and introduced new, previously unseen pieces from the legendary Danish designer.

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Designer

Hans WegnerHans Wegner
One of the prime influences in Danish Modern design during its formative years, Hans Wegner first began to design furniture after attending the Carpenters' Guild Furniture Exhibits in Copenhagen, Denmark. Shortly after completing his studies at what is now The Danish Design School, he was tasked by Arne Jacobsen with designing all the furniture of his Arhus City Hall. After working with Jacobsen for a short time, he began designing furniture for the Carl Hansen & Son furniture company in 1949. From that partnership came classics such as the Wishbone Chair, Elbow Chair, Shell Chair, and Wing Chair. Still as fresh now as they were then, these enduring pieces of modern furniture bear testimony to Wegner's craftsmanship and inspiration.

Shipping & Delivery

Options are good. Here are your 3 shipping options:

Simple Scheduled Delivery: Free

Simple Scheduled Delivery is for folks that don't mind carrying furniture. The shipper will call prior to delivery to arrange an appointment, but the driver will not bring the furniture inside.

  • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days.
  • Shipper will arrange a four hour window for delivery at least 24 hours in advance.
  • The driver will drop the furniture at the front of your house or in your apartment's regular delivery area. They will not bring the furniture inside or carry it up stairs.
  • If you live in an apartment, the doorman can accept delivery on your behalf.
  • You must inspect the purchase at delivery and sign for damages.
  • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
  • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

For more information and shipping comparisons, click here.

Room of Choice Delivery: $65.00 per item

If you don't like carrying furniture, this is a great option. The shipper will schedule an appointment with you prior to delivery and bring the furniture into your home for you. This service does not include unpackaging or assembly.

  • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days. Some larger and specialty items may take a bit longer.
  • Shipper will arrange a four hour window for delivery at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Your driver or delivery team will bring the furniture inside your home and into your room of choice (Up to two flights of stairs).
  • Delivery folks will not unpack or assemble your furniture.
  • You must inspect the purchase at the time of delivery and sign for any damages.
  • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
  • If you're ordering multiple items from the same manufacturer, we might be able to bundle your shipping upgrade costs! Give us a call and we'll make sure you're getting the best shipping price possible!
  • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

For more information and shipping comparisons, click here.

White Glove Delivery: $95.00 per item

If you want your furniture delivered and ready to go, this is the option for you. The shipper will schedule a delivery window with you at least 24 hours in advance. They'll bring the furniture into your home, place it in your room of choice, and assemble any pieces that need to be put together. It's the true white glove treatment!

  • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days. Some larger and specialty items may take a bit longer.
  • Shipper will arrange a four hour window for delivery at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Your driver or delivery team will bring the furniture inside your home and into your room of choice (up to two flights of stairs).
  • Delivery folks will unpack your furniture, assemble any pieces needing to be put together, and they'll discard all of the boxes and packaging materials.
  • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
  • If you're ordering multiple items from the same manufacturer, we might be able to bundle your shipping upgrade costs! Give us a call and we'll make sure you're getting the best shipping price possible!
  • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

For more information and shipping comparisons, click here.

Package weight: 46.7 lbs.


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Warranty


Carl Hansen & Sons warrants that the purchased products will be free from manufacturer’s defects in material and workmanship for a period of 5 years.