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CARL HANSEN & SØN | CH468 | Oculus Chair | Designed 1960 | Hans J. Wegner | Available in 3* to 10 Weeks depending on upholstery chosen.


Material: Fabric Group 1

Designed in 1960, Hans J. Wegner’s stunning CH468 Oculus Chair went into production half a century later, when Wegner’s original drawings were rediscovered.

An inviting design icon made for relaxation.

The story of Hans J. Wegner’s CH468 Oculus Chair is unique. In examining the vast archives of the Hans J. Wegner Design Studio, Carl Hansen & Søn came across a clay model of a previously unknown lounge chair, along with photos of an early prototype. A later discovery of Wegner’s drawings of the chair enabled production to begin in 2010 in accordance with the designer’s original vision.

“Oculus”, Latin for eye, refers to the eye-like shape in the upholstery of the chair’s back. The combination of an unusual design with a supremely comfortable, supportive structure made the Oculus Chair an instant favorite.
The chair’s curved, oversized backrest and large, sloping armrests create an inviting nook for relaxation and provide a dramatic contrast to the lightweight stainless steel legs. The bold silhouette can serve as the centerpiece of any room on its own, and functions well in groups.
The CH468 Oculus Chair is available with the matching CH446 footstool for added comfort.

Collection or local delivery (within 25 miles of Tetbury) is FREE. Beyond that, please contact us for a quote for delivery.  We will find the best solution and may well still be able to offer free delivery depending on your location.

Order online with us if you are happy to proceed, or if you'd like further information, then why not call into our Tetbury store for a coffee and a chat.  Please also feel free to get in touch via 01666 838524 or with any questions you have.


Frame: Stainless Steel

Seat/Back/Cushion: Solid Beech, foam, down.

Upholstered with Fabric or Leather of your choice.

Carl Hansen Leather and Fabric guides.

*Available in 3 Weeks:

Hallingdal 65 Col. 180 Fabric (Black) and Thor 301 Leather (Black)

All others available for delivery in 10 weeks.


H:105cm W:94cm D:94cm

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