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  • 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")
  • Oval rosewood coffee table by Jacob Kjær
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    Brazilian rosewood coffee table by Jacob Kjær

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    Brazilian rosewood coffee table by Jacob Kjær

    This astonishing profiled Brazilian rosewood coffee/side table with underlying shelf by Danish master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær (1896-1957) was designed ca. 1935. It was executed by master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær, Denmark, approx. 1930-1940s.

    H. 58 cm. (22,8")

    L. 95 cm. (37,4")

    W. 60,5 cm. (23,8")

  • 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 chaise longue with gold details by master cabinetmaker Louis G. Thiersen - Denmark
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    Unique chaise longue with gold details by Louis G. Thiersen

    This unique chaise longue was designed in 1928. The frame is of black painted wood and it has a monumental meander border coated in gold. The back is shaped like the Vitruvian wave. Both the seat and back are upholstered with light fabric. 

    It was executed by Danish master cabinetmaker Louis G. Thiersen (1875-1958).

    The chaise longue was exhibited at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' 2nd Guild Exhibition, Teknologisk Instituts Udstillingslokaler, Copenhagen, stand 3, Oct. 27. – Nov. 11. 1928. Exhibition Designer: Tyge Hvass.

    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 1, pp. 48-49, ill. p. 49.

    H. 75 cm. W. 63 cm. L. 165 cm.
  • Unique cheery wood and teak writing desk by Hans J. Wegner
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    Unique cheery wood and teak writing desk

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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)
  • 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 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.  
  • Oak rocking chair with seagrass seat by Magnus Stephensen
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    Oak rocking chair with seagrass seat

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    Oak rocking chair with seagrass seat by Magnus Læssøe Stephensen

    This rocking chair of patinated oak frame was designed by Magnus Læssøe Stephensen (1903-1984). The seat and backrest are with original woven seagrass. It was executed by cabinetmaker Clausen in Brørup, Denmark. ca. in the 1930s. Similar model presented at the exhibition "Købestævnet" in Fredericia, 1933. Literature: Nyt Tidsskrift for Kunstindustri No. 8, August 1933, ill. p. 117.

    H. 70 cm. (27,5")

    W. 57 cm. (22,44")

  • Very rare three-seater sofa of nut wood with blue wool upholstery by Kaj Gottlob
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    Very rare three-seater sofa of nut wood

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    Very rare three-seater sofa of nut wood by Kaj Gottlob

    This very rare three-seater sofa was designed in 1930 by Kaj Gottlob (1887-1976). It has a frame of nut wood. The seat, back and sides are upholstered with blue fabric. This example executed 1933 by master cabinetmaker A. J. Iversen. Denmark. Copy of receipt from A. J. Iversen included. Exhibited: The present model was exhibited at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' 4th Guild Exhibition, Teknologisk Instituts Udstillingslokaler, Copenhagen, stand 4A, Oct. 11. – Oct. 26. 1930. Exhibition Designer: Magnus Læssøe Stephensen. 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 1, pp. 78-79, ill. p. 79.

    H. 81 cm. (31,9")

    L. 200 cm. (78,75")

    D. 79 cm. (31,1")

  • Cuban mahogany console table with drawers by Ole Wanscher.
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    Cuban mahogany console table with drawers

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    Cuban mahogany console table with drawers by Ole Wanscher

    This large Cuban mahogany console table was designed by professor and architect Ole Wanscher (1903-1985). On the front is has four drawers with brass handles and fittings. It was executed in the 1950s by master cabinetmaker A.J. Iversen, Copenhagen, Denmark. In the early part of the 20th century Andreas J. Iversen (1888-1979) was one of the driving forces behind the idea that carpenters and architects should begin to collaborate. He firmly believed that all the knowledge architects had combined with the skills of trained carpenters would result in something extraordinary. And he was right. When the two groups lowered their guards, dropped their prejudices magic happened and the clean functional style of Danish Modern was born. Wanscher and Iversen collaborated throughout their careers with stunning results. The console table has the A. J. Iversen label on its underside and one brass key is included. H. 71 cm. (28") L. 122 cm. (48") D. 42,5 cm. (16,6")  
  • Teak coffee table with circular brass inlays made by cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær
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    Teak coffee table with circular brass inlays

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    Teak coffee table with circular brass inlays by Jacob Kjær

    This teak coffee table made by master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær has circular brass inlays on the table top. It was executed ca. in the 1950s.
  • nesting tables of Cuban mahogany designed in 1938 and manufactured by master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær
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    SOLD – Very early nesting tables of Cuban mahogany

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    Very early nesting tables of Cuban mahogany by Jacob Kjær

    Three very early nesting tables of Cuban mahogany were designed in 1938 and executed by master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær (1896-1957). Exhibited: The present model was exhibited at the ‘Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ 12th Guild exhibition’, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, stand 64, Sep. 15. – Oct. 2. 1938. 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. 52-53, ill. p. 53. H. 49,5-53 cm. (20") L. 46-53 cm. (20") W. 33-37 cm. (13,5")
  • three Danish modern drop-shaped nesting tables made of teak executed by a Danish cabinetmaker
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    Modern drop-shaped nesting tables of teak

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    Modern drop-shaped nesting tables of teak by Danish Cabinetmaker

    These three drop-shaped nesting tables of teak were executed ca. in the 1950s by a Danish cabinetmaker. H. 38-44 cm. (15"-17,3") L. 42,5-57,5 cm. (16,7"-22,6") W. 32-46 cm. (12,6"-18,1")
  • Oak bench or side table with cross legs and original woven cane seat by Danish cabinetmaker
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    Oak bench with woven cane seat

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    Oak bench with woven cane seat by Danish cabinetmaker

    This oak bench with cross legs has an original woven cane seat. It could also be used as a side table. It was executed ca. in the 1950s. Two examples of this bench / side table available. H. 37 cm. (14,5") W. 46 cm. (18,1") L. 75 cm. (29,5")
  • Rare petite sofa with curved teak by C. H. Brockmann-Petersen
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    Very rare petite sofa with curved teak

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    Very rare petite sofa with curved teak by C. H. Brockmann-Petersen

    This very rare petite sofa designed by C. H. Brockmann Petersen (1914-1973) 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")  
  • Very rare pair of velour upholstered chairs by Nanna Ditzel
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    Very rare pair of velour upholstered chairs

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    Very rare pair of velour upholstered chairs by Nanna Ditzel

    This very rare pair of chairs designed by Nanna Ditzel has sculptural armrests like tiny wings. The chairs have stained oak legs. Sides, seats and backs are upholstered with a yellowish velour. The chairs were designed in 1955 and executed by master cabinetmaker Knud Willadsen, owner of Søren Willadsens Møbelfabrik, Denmark. The chair model was exhibited at the Fredericia Furniture fair in 1955  at Søren Willadsens Møbelfabrik's stand. Here it was presented as a desk chair together with Ditzel's more famous model 93 desk.
  • Very rare set of 4 Cuba mahogany chairs with original niger leather and brass nails designed by Kaj Gottlob and executed by Iversen
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    SOLD – Very rare set of Niger leather chairs

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    Very rare set of Niger leather chairs by Kaj Gottlob

    This very rare set of four chairs was designed ca. 1935 by Kaj Gottlob (1887-1976). The chairs are made of Cuba mahogany and upholstered with original patinated Niger leather as well as fitted with brass nails. Executed ca. 1935 by master cabinetmaker A. J. Iversen, Copenhagen. Exhibited: The present model was among the more than 250 carefully selected pieces exhibited at the ‘Masterpieces: 100 Years of Danish Cabinetmaking’, Kronborg Castle, Helsingør, 13. October – 3. December 2000. Literature: Bodil Busk Laursen, Søren Matz and Christian Holmsted Olesen, eds., Mesterværker: 100 års dansk møbelsnedkeri, Copenhagen, 2003, p. 131. H. 85 cm. (33,5") D. 48 cm. (18,9") W. 45-53 cm. (17,7"-20,9")
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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")
  • Pair of Cuban mahogany chairs with red brown ish leather by Danish cabinetmaker
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    Pair of Cuban mahogany chairs with reddish leather

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    Pair of Cuban mahogany chairs with reddish leather by Danish cabinetmaker

    A pair of Cuban mahogany chairs upholstered with original patinated red leather. They are fitted with brass nails. Executed by a skilled cabinetmaker in Denmark ca. in the 1930s. W. 47 cm. Seating h. 47 cm. D. 44 cm. H. 85 cm.
  • Cuban mahogany and leather armchair by Jacob Kjær on blue background
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    Cuban mahogany armchair with patinated leather

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    Cuban mahogany armchair with patinated leather by Jacob Kjær

    This armchair with a profiled Cuban mahogany frame has its seat and back upholstered with patinated original natural leather, fitted with brass nails. It was made in the 1930s by master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær (1896-1957).
  • Set of six chairs with Niger leather by Frits Henningsen
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    SOLD – Set of six chairs with Niger leather

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    SOLD - Set of six chairs with Niger leather by Frits Henningsen

    This set of six chairs by master cabinetmaker Frits Henningsen (1889-1965) with profiled frames of oak has seats and backs upholstered with original patinated Niger leather. Backs fitted with brass nails. Executed in Denmark ca. in the 1930s. Seat height approx. 44 cm. (17,3") W. 48 cm. (18,9") L. 49 cm. (19,3")