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The CH24, a.k.a. Wishbone Chair, turned out to be the most commercially successful of the more than 500 chairs that Wegner designed in his lifetime.
Wegner was inspired by a portrait of a Danish merchant seated in a Ming-style chair. The Ming dynasty is heralded as the golden age of Chinese furniture design.
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The designs found their way to Europe via trade routes and Wegner’s first Ming-inspired design, a precursor to the Wishbone chair, was the China chair in 1943.
The name, Wishbone or Y Chair, comes from the slim flattened rib in its back that arches out to meet a top rail that nestles under your arm.