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  • Large black and white stoneware bowl by Sven Hammershøi
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    Large black and white stoneware bowl by Sven Hammershøi

    This large stoneware bowl by Sven Hammershøi (1873-1948) is decorated with black and white double glaze. It was manufactured by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. The bowl is incised ‘HAK, Denmark’ monogram. W. 32,5 cm. (12,8") H. 8 cm. (3,15")
  • Square black and white earthenware vase by Svend Hammershøi
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    Square black and white earthenware vase by Svend Hammershøi

    This square earthenware vase designed by Svend Hammershøi (1873-1948) is decorated with black and white double glaze. It was manufactured by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark in the 1940s. The vase is incised with ‘HAK, Denmark’ monogram. H. 12 cm. (4,73")
  • Executive high back leather armchair with brass feet by Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard Nielsen on blue
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    Executive high back leather armchair with brass feet by Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard Nielsen

    This executive high back leather armchair high back with brass feet was designed by architects Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard Nielsen in 1948 for The Danish Medical Association. It was designed for the boardroom of their head quarters, Domus Medica.  The armchair was executed by cabinetmaker Gustav Bertelsen. The architects were given free hands to design the interior. But when discussing chairs for the boardroom, they were specifically told that seating comfort was crucial as board meetings could last for up to 12 hours! Which is why the chair has a spring cushion seat and upholstered armrests. H. 112 cm. (44") W. 63 cm. (24,8") D. 85 cm. (33,5" Seating H. 45,5 cm. (18")
  • Pair of orchestra chairs for musicians by Vilhelm Lauritzen
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    Pair of orchestra chairs for musicians

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    Pair of orchestra chairs for musicians by Vilhelm Lauritzen

    This pair of orchestra chairs was designed by Vilhelm Lauritzen (1894-1984) for musicians to be seated comfortably in the concert hall inside 'Radiohuset' (The Radio Building) - the now former headquarters of national Danish broadcaster DR. Vilhelm Lauritzen designed Radiohuset from 1935 to 1945 when it was officially opened. It was a time when radio was a new and exciting form of technology that gave the people an experience out of the ordinary, and therefore when it came to the designing the interior of Radiohuset that too had to be out of the ordinary. Very exclusive materials were used and everything was custom made. A young Finn Juhl was also part of the project as he worked for V. Lauritzen at the time. The frame of the chairs is solid oak and they are upholstered with light wool fabric. Their legs swirl elegantly down to the brass feet. Both seat and backrest of the chairs are adjustable to suit specific needs for comfort. The chairs are not only suitable for musicians, also creative artist such as painters and writers could benefit from them. The chairs artistic design would furthermore add elegance to most locations.

    H. 82 cm. (32,3")

    W. 42 cm. (16,5")

    D. 51 cm. (20")

  • Oxblood figurine of Saint Christophorus by Jais Henrik Nielsen
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    Oxblood figurine of Saint Christophorus

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    Oxblood figurine of Saint Christophorus by Jais Henrik Nielsen

    This stoneware figurine of Saint Christophorus / Christopher - the patron saint of travelers - by Jais Henrik Nielsen (1885-1961) is decorated in an oxblood glaze with green elements.

    The figurine is signed 'Jais, 20616' and was executed in December 1944 by Royal Copenhagen. Denmark.  

    Legend has it that a giant named Offero would only serve the greatest he would meet. First he served his king. But soon learned that the king was afraid of Satan. So Offero went to Satan, only to find out that he was afraid of the cross of Christ. He then knew he could only serve Christ. An angel told Offero that he could do so by carrying travellers safely across a rushing river. One night, a child asked him to be carried across the river. But halfway across the river the boy suddenly became heavy as a mountain. Offero wondered about the weight that forced him to his knee. When the got to the other side of the river he said to the boy ‘The whole world would not have been as heavy on my shoulders as you’. The child replied ‘You had on your shoulders not only the whole world but he who created it. I am Christ, your king, whom you are serving by this work.’ Christ gave Offero the name Christophorus / Christopher, meaning Bearer of Christ. Christophorus put his rod in the ground, and it shot green leaves, and he understood that he should preach the gospel. H. 18,5 cm (7,3")
  • Earthenware vase with Persia glaze for Michael Andersen Bornholm
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    Earthenware vase with Persia glaze

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    Earthenware vase with Persia glaze by Michael Andersen

    This earthenware vase is decorated with the so-called Persia glaze, created by Daniel Folkmann Andersen (son of founder Michael Andersen). The glaze was awarded a gold medal at the World's Fair in Brussels in 1935. The vase was executed by Michael Andersen and son, Rønne, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. It has their monogram depicting three herrings in a triangular coat of arms incised. It is the city arms of Rønne in Bornholm, Denmark, where the pottery was located. Michael Andersen was from Rønne, Bornholm. H. 16 cm. (6,3")
  • Rare edition of the China chair in walnut by Hans J. Wegner
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    SOLD - Rare edition of the China chair in walnut by Hans J. Wegner

    This rare edition of the "China chair" by Danish architect Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) has a frame of walnut. If has a loose seat cushion upholstered with patinated natural leather, fitted with buttons. The modelnumber is FH4283 and it was designed in 1944. This particular chair was executed in 1977 by Fritz Hansen. It is a limited jubilee edition of 250 chairs. The chair  is no. 164/250. It has the maker's silver plaque in back and maker's label. Exhibited: The model was exhibited at the Spring Exhibition of Danish Arts and Crafts in 1944 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Literature: Noritsugu Oda, "Danish Chairs", 1999. p. 104-105.
  • Unique armchair with red Niger leather by Hans J. Wegner
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    Unique armchair with red Niger leather by Hans J. Wegner

    This unique armchair was designed and executed in 1948 by Danish architect Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) and master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen (1886-1961). It has a cherry wood frame and is upholstered with red Niger leather. Provenance: Architect Tang Ørnebjerg. The chair was made by special order for his apartment in Frederiksberg. It was purchased in 1948 directly from Johannes Hansen in Bredgade, Copenhagen. A sketch drawing of the chair plus the original receipt with Mr. Wegner’s own signature included. H. 83 cm (32,7") D. 50 cm. (19,7") Seating H. 39 cm. (15,4") W. 67,5 cm. (26,6")
  • Unique cheery wood and teak writing desk by Hans J. Wegner
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    Unique cheery wood and teak writing desk by Hans J. Wegner

    This unique writing desk was designed and executed in 1948 by Danish architect Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) and master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen (1886-1961).

    It has a cherry wood frame with feet of solid teak. The two drawers have brass handles. An original handcrafted brass key is included

    Provenance: Architect Tang Ørnebjerg. The writing desk was made by special order for his apartment in Frederiksberg. It was purchased in 1948 directly from Johannes Hansen in Bredgade, Copenhagen. A sketch drawing of the writing desk plus original receipt with Mr. Wegner’s own signature included. H. 74 cm. (29,1") L. 131 cm. (51,6") W. 66 cm. (26")
  • Unique cherry and rosewood side table by Hans J. Wegner
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    Unique cherry and rosewood side table

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    Unique cherry and rosewood side table by Hans J. Wegner

    This unique side table was designed and executed in 1948 by Danish architect Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) and master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen (1886-1961).

    It has a cherry wood frame. There are three drawers on the front and a shelf below. The feet are of solid rosewood.

    Provenance:  Architect Tang Ørnebjerg. The side table was made by special order for his apartment in Frederiksberg. It was purchased in 1948 directly from Johannes Hansen in Bredgade, Copenhagen. A sketch drawing of the side table plus original receipt with Mr. Wegner’s own signature included. H. 67 cm. (26,4") L. 65 cm. (25,6") W. 45 cm. (17,7")
  • Unique desk chair with red Niger leather
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    Unique desk chair with red Niger leather

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    Unique desk chair with red Niger leather by Hans J. Wegner

    This unique desk chair was designed and executed in 1948 by Danish architect Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) and master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen (1886-1961).

    The chair has a cherry wood frame and red Niger leather upholstery.

    Provenance: Architect Tang Ørnebjerg. This desk chair was made by special order for his apartment in Frederiksberg. It was purchased in 1948 directly from Johannes Hansen in Bredgade, Copenhagen. A sketch drawing of the desk chair plus original receipt with Mr. Wegner’s own signature included. H. 84 cm. (33") W. 62,5 cm. (24,6") D. 45 cm. (17,7") Seating H. 43,5 cm. (17,1)
  • 1940s lounge chairs with black fabric by Frits Henningsen
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    1940s lounge chairs with black fabric

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    1940s lounge chairs with black fabric by Frits Henningsen

    This set of two lounge chairs were executed by master cabinetmaker Frits Henningsen (1889-1965) ca. in the 1940s. The legs are in mahogany and the front pair are profiled. The seat and back are upholstered with patterned black fabric. Both Ole Wanscher and A. J. Iversen also used this type of patterned fabric for some of their best furnitures. A sofa with matching upholstery is also available.
  • Very rare and early wingback armchair with Niger leather details by Grete Jalk and Ejner Larsen on blue
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    Very rare and early wingback armchair

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    Very rare and early wingback armchair by Grete Jalk and Ejner Larsen

    This very rare wingback was designed in 1946 by Grete Jalk (1920-2006) and Ejner Larsen (1917-1987). The legs are of elm. Seat, back and sides are upholstered with light fabric including Niger leather buttons and piping.

    The young Grete Jalk had just finished her studies at the Danish Design Academy, where she had trained to become a furniture designer, when she in collaboration with the slightly older Ejner Larsen designed this wingback. Ejner Larsen had finished his studies a few years earlier and was in 1946 actually teaching at the academy. Together they entered the cabinetmaker’s design competition in 1946. Jalk had entered the competition the year before without success, but this time she wins 1st prize with Ejner Larsen. After having won she is offered a position at the academy in Stockholm and despite her collaborative success with Ejner Larsen she accepts and moves to Sweden - for six months initially, but she ends up staying on for longer. Back in Denmark Ejner Larsen is looking for a new partner and the year after he joins forces with Aksel Bender Madsen, whom he had studied with at the academy. The two would go on to collaborate for decades and most of the time with master cabinetmaker Willy Beck, who also helped Jalk and Larsen execute this particular wingback chair. This wingback was exhibited at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Exhibition, Kunstindustrimuseet, stand 17, Sep 27 to Oct 13 1946. H. 111 cm. (43,7") D. 85 cm. (33,5") Seating H. 42 cm. (16,5") W. 85 cm. (33,5") Literature: Grete Jalk, ed., 40 years of Danish furniture design: the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild exhibitions 1927-1966; Dansk møbelkunst gennem 40 aar: Københavns Snedkerlaugs møbeludstillinger 1927-1966, Copenhagen, 1987, Volume 2, pp. 286-287, ill. p. 287.  
  • Large black and turquoise elliptical shaped dish
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    Large black and turquoise elliptical shaped dish

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    Large black and turquoise elliptical shaped dish by Nils Kähler

    This very large elliptical shaped earthenware dish designed by Nils Kähler (1906-1979) was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. It is decorated with black and turquoise green double glaze. The dish is incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram. L. 55,5 cm. (21,9") H. 4,8 cm. (1,9")
  • Large green and white dish with serpentine flowers for Michael Andersen Stoneware
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    Large dish decorated with serpentine flowers

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    Large dish decorated with serpentine flowers for Michael Andersen Stoneware

    This large earthenware dish was executed at Michael Andersen Stoneware in Rønne, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. It is decorated with serpentine flowers and glazed in white and light green. The monogram depicting three fish in a triangular coat of arms - the city arms of Rønne in Bornholm, Denmark is incised on the back of the dish.
  • Small vase with green leaves on white by Herman A. Kähler
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    Small vase with green leaves on white

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    Small vase with green leaves on white by Herman A. Kähler

    This smaller earthenware vase was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. It is elegantly decorated with outlined green leaves on white using the cow-horn technique. The vase has the 'HAK' monogram incised.
  • Collection of black and turquoise earthenware by Svend Hammershøi on a table by Frits Henningsen
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    Collection of black and turquoise earthenware

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    Collection of black and turquoise earthenware by Svend Hammershøi

    Collection of earthenware vases, dish, bowl and comport by Svend Hammershøi (1873-1948). All executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. The pieces are decorated with black and turquoise green double glaze. All have the ‘HAK’ monogram incised.   Vases (from left to right) H. 10 cm. (3,9") H. 12 cm. (4,7") H. 18 cm. (7,1") H. 20,5 cm. (8,1") H. 18 cm. (7,1")   Elliptical shaped dish W. 4,5 cm. (1,8") L. 25 cm. (9,8")   Comport: H. 17 cm. (6,7")
  • Large cream coloured vase with light blue stripes by Kähler Denmark on blue
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    Large cream coloured vase with light blue stripes

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    Large cream coloured vase with light blue stripes by Kähler

    This large cream colored ceramic vase with light blue stripes was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. The vase has the ‘HAK’ monogram incised. H. 40 cm (15,7 in.) W. 22 cm (8,6 in.)
  • Greyish glazed vase with shades of blue by ceramist Preben Herluf Gottschalk-Olsen
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    Grey glazed vase with shades of blue

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    Grey glazed vase with shades of blue by Preben Herluf Gottschalk-Olsen

    This smaller stoneware vase was designed by Preben Herluf Gottschalk-Olsen (1915-1968) and executed by Stogo Stoneware in Mørkøv, Denmark ca. in the early 1960s. Stogo Stoneware was previously known as Mørkøv Keramikfabrik which was founded in the 1940s by Peter Hansen, a ceramist which had trained at Knabstrup Keramikfabrik The vase has a greyish glaze with shades of blue. It has the model number 406 STOGO incised. H. 11,5 cm. (4,6") W. 8.5 cm. (3,3")
  • Large white table lamp with horizontal blue stripes by kahler
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    Large white table lamp with horizontal blue stripes

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    Large white table lamp with horizontal blue stripes by Kähler

    This large table lamp has horizontal blue stripes on a creamy background. The lamp was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. It has the ‘HAK’ monogram incised. H. including top 50 cm. (19,7")
  • Large earthenware table lamp with green and white ornaments by Ejner Johansen
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    Table lamp with green and white ornaments

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    Large table lamp with green and white ornaments by Ejner Johansen

    This large earthenware table lamp by Ejner Johansen is decorated with green and white ornaments on a black and brown glazed background. It was designed and executed when Ejner Johansen was working from his own studio in Copenhagen, Denmark between 1942 and 1957. In 1958 Ejner Johansen began working for Søholm Stoneware in Bornholm and then later in the 1970s for Knabstrup. This lamp is an example of pieces he created in his own name. It is signed ‘EJO’ on the bottom. H. 50 cm. (20")
  • Three legged side table in Brazilian rosewood made by American architect William Watting
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    Three legged Brazilian rosewood side table

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    Three legged side table in Brazilian rosewood by William Watting

    This three legged side table in Brazilian Rosewood has three stretchers below joining at the center. The table was made ca. in the 1940s by William Watting. Watting was an American architect, who had a fine furniture store in Copenhagen, Denmark in the 1940s, 50s and 60s. He designed end executed pieces himself as well as sold other high quality modern furniture. Literature: Advertised in "Nyt tidsskrift for kunstindustri", 1947. H. 54 cm. (21,2”)
  • Rare pair of stained beech easy chairs with woven sea grass by Danish architect Frits Schlegel
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    SOLD - Rare pair of easy chairs with woven sea grass by Frits Schlegel

    This very rare pair of easy chairs with stained beech frame was designed by Frits Schlegel (1896-1965). Their seats and backs upholstered are with original woven sea grass. The chair model number is 1641. They were executed ca. 1930 by Fritz Hansen. Both chairs have the original paper label from Fritz Hansen with handwritten model and order number. Only two examples executed as per the paper label.

    Literature: Fritz Hansen catalogue 1942.

     
  • Oak drinks trolley with removable tray top by Kaare Klint
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    Oak trolley with removable tray top by Kaare Klint

    This tea trolley of oak by Kaare Klint (1888-1954) has an underlying shelf and removable tray top. The handles and castors are of brass. The trolley was executed by Rud. Rasmussen Cabinetmakers, Copenhagen ca. 1945 and is marked. H. 63 cm. (24,8") L. 76 cm.  (30") W. 47 cm. (18,5")
  • Highback rocking chair in ash with canvas seat by Kaare Klint
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    SOLD - Highback rocking chair in ash with canvas seat by Kaare Klint

    This highback rocking chair designed by Kaare Klint (1888-1954) has a frame of ash wood and a braided beige canvas seat. The chair was designed in 1942 and executed by Rud. Rasmusen, Denmark. ca. 1948. The model number is 6356. Seating height. 40 cm. (15,75") Provenance:  Architect Ornebjerg. Purchased 1948 for his apartment in Frederiksberg.
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    Black midcentury sculptural sofa

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    Black midcentury sculptural sofa by Danish cabinetmaker

    This free standing sculptural sofa from the 1940s - 1950s has round fore and hind legs of oak. The sofa is upholstered with patinated Napa leather. The back is fitted with buttons. H. 85 cm. (33,5") L. 140 cm. (55,1")
  • Unique dining table in oak by Poul Kjærholm
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    Unique dining table in oak

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    Unique dining table in oak by Poul Kjærholm

    This unique dining table in oak was both designed and executed by Poul Kjærholm (1929-1980) in 1949. The table top has rounded edges and is on round legs. There are two extra leaves included. This is one of the earliest pieces by Poul Kjærholm and one of the very few pieces he both designed and executed himself. .

    In 1949, after having completed his training to become a cabinetmaker at Th. Grønbech, Poul Kjærholm was employed by master cabinetmaker Uhrskov in Hjørring, Denmark. And it was there he in March of that year was asked to design and manufacture a wedding gift for Uhrskov’s sister-in-law. The gift became the above mentioned dining table and a cabinet.

    Provenance: By descent in the family of cabinetmaker Uhrskov. Original sketch signed by Poul Kjærholm in March 1949, comes with the table

    H. 72,5 cm.

    L. 130/190 cm.

    W. 85 cm.