Svend Aage Holm Sørensen, Lighting
Pair of swing arm wall lamps by Svend Aage Holm SørensenThis pair wall lamps with red lacquered metal shades was designed by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen (1913-2004) in the 1960s. The adjustable swing arms are made of brass and teak. L. 80 cm. (31,5”)
Kaare Klint, Seating
High back leather upholstered armchair by Kaare KlintThis high back armchair of mahogany was designed by Kaare Klint (1888-1954) back in 1939. It was manufactured by Rud. Rasmussen Cabinetmakers, Denmark. The model is called 'Nørrevold' after the location of the building in central Copenhagen it was designed for. The model number is 5999. The seat and back are upholstered with patinated black leather as well as the adjustable headrest. Cabinetmaker Rudolf Rasmussen, born in 1888, the same year as Klint, had in 1904 taken over the family carpentry business from his father, founder Rudolph Rasmussen. Kaare Klint knew Rudolf from when they both attended Gregersens school in the well off neighbourhood of Frederiksberg. At the time a school where sons of architects and artists were mixed with the kids from the rougher neighbouring quarter (Nørrebro, where the Rud. Rasmussen family had their carpentry). The two peers would stick together and work together throughout their career. They even attended a local gymnastics team in their older years.
H. 114 cm. (44,9")
W. 65 cm. (25,6")D. 68 cm. (26,8")
Seating height 48 cm. (18,9")
Vilhelm Lauritzen, Seating
Pair of orchestra chairs for musicians by Vilhelm LauritzenThis 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")
Danish cabinetmaker, Seating
Adjustable pair of stools with leather seats by Danish cabinetmakerThis pair of stools with by a Danish cabinetmaker has leather seats. The seating height is adjustable. The pair was executed ca. in the 1950s - 1960s.