Sold products, Axel Salto
SOLD - Bottle-shaped vase with plant motifs by Axel SaltoThis small bottle-shaped stoneware vase by Axel Salto (1889-1961) is modelled with plant motifs in relief and is decorated with matt brown/black glaze, so-called "bear" glaze. The vase was made in 1956 and is signed Salto, 21475. Royal Copenhagen. Denmark. H. 8 cm. (3,15")
Arne Hovmand-Olsen, Seating
Sculptural 3-legged armchair by Arne Hovmand-Olsen
This sculptural 3-legged armchair was designed by Arne Hovmand-Olsen (1919-1989) in 1956.
The legs are of oak and armrest of teak. The seat and back is upholstered in original patinated leather (vinyl).
The modelnumber is 308.
Executed by Mogens Kold, Denmark in the 1950s.
H. 72 cm. (29,5")
W. 65 cm. (25,5")
Seating height. 45 cm. (17,7")
Grete Jalk, Seating
Pair of rare side chairs in fumed oak by Grete JalkThis rarely seen pair of side chairs (model 3-1) in slightly fumed oak with curvy seats was designed ca. 1956 by Grete Jalk (1920-2006). It is one of Grete Jalk’s first designs with bent wood. During the 1950s a number of designers began exploring the possibilities of moulding sheets of veneer into gently curved shapes. Charles and Ray Eames, Wegner, Alvar Aalto and Grete Jalk were among the those whom began bending the rules of nature. Around the time when these side chairs were designed, Jalk also designed her more famous and much more complex bent GJ Chair, but it was years later in the early 1960s that it was set in limited production by P. Jeppesen møbelfabrik These side chairs were executed by P. Jeppesen Møbelfabrik, Danmark in the late 1950s. One of the side chairs has a paper label from the manufacturer. Both chairs are stamped are with ‘DANISH Furnituremakers CONTROL’. Jalk collaborated a great deal with P. Jeppesen Møbelfabrik founded by Poul Jeppesen. The factory later became PJ Furniture and also executed designs from modern masters like Ole Wanscher, Arne Hovmand-Olsen and Vilhelm Wohlert. The company is today owned by Carl Hansen & Son, Denmark. Literature: Mobilia 1957 H. 75 cm. (29,5") W. 54 cm. (21,3") Seating H. 48 cm. (18,9)
Vilhelm Lauritzen, Lighting
A set of four large golden brass pendants by Vilhelm Lauritzen'The Gold Pendant' (Guldpendel) as it is called was designed for The People's House in Copenhagen in 1956 by Vilhelm Lauritzen (1894-1984). Here is a set of four of these large golden brass pendants with perforated shades. The patented system inside the brass stem allows the length of the cord to be adjusted. The pendants were executed by Louis Poulsen, Denmark. H. 36,5 cm. (14,37 in.) W. 18 cm. (7,09 in.)
Hans Olsen, Seating
Pair of lounge chairs with seat cushions by Hans OlsenThis pair of lounge chairs with seat cushions were designed in 1956 by Hans Olsen (1919-1992). The chairs have model number 187. They are upholstered with white and black Savak wool by Gabriel. Their legs are of stained wood. The lounge chairs are executed by Bramin (previously N. A. Jørgensens Møbelfabrik), Denmark. This chair model was the predecessor to the so-called "Fried Egg" model 188 also designed by Hans Olsen 1956. A matching sofa is also available. Measurements for the chairs: H. 82cm. W. 82 cm. D. 70 cm.
C. H. Brockmann-Petersen, Seating
Very rare petite sofa with curved teak by C. H. Brockmann-PetersenThis very rare petite sofa designed by C. H. Brockmann Petersen (1914-1972) has a combined curved teak backrest and armrest. Its seat is in woven cane. The bearing bars underneath are executed in a combination of fair and darker teak. The sofa was designed in 1956. It was executed by cabinetmaker Louis G. Thiersen & Søn, Denmark. Literature: 40 years of Danish Furniture Design: The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild exhibitions 1927-1966; Dansk møbelkunst gennem 40 aar: Københavns Snedkerlaugs møbeludstillinger 1927-1966 / Jalk, Grethe. - Tåstrup, 1987, Vol. 3, p. 389. H. 72 cm. (28,3") L. 98 cm. (38,6") D. 47 cm. (18,5") Seating height: 46 cm. (18,1")
Hans Olsen, Seating
Black and white sofa with large seat cushion by Hans OlsenThis sofa with a large seat cushion was designed in 1956 by Hans Olsen (1919-1992). The sofa is model number 187. It is upholstered with white and black Savak wool by Gabriel. Its legs are of stained wood. The sofa is executed and marked by Bramin (previously N. A. Jørgensens Møbelfabrik), Denmark. A matching pair of lounge chairs is also available.