Louis G. Thiersen, Seating
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.
Frits Henningsen, Tables
Coffee table with hand coloured inlaid tiles by Frits HenningsenThe so-called Chinese mahogany coffee table. Executed by cabinetmaker Frits Henningsen ca. in the 1930s. On top it has inlaid unique tiles depicting a fruit basket with decorative flowers. The tiles are handcoloured by painter and ceramist Jens Thirslund and executed at Herman August Kählers (HAK) pottery. The present model was exhibited in ‘Industriforeningen’, Copenhagen in 1933. Stand 12.
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, Bd. 1, s. 156-157.H. 53 cm. (21") L. 71 cm. (28") W. 55 cm. (21,5")
Bjørn Wiinblad, Tables
Rare table with decorative tiles on top and brass legs by Bjørn WiinbladThis square table by Danish multi-artist Bjørn Wiinblad (1918-2006) has a total of no less than 196 handpainted tiles on top. The tabletop frame is made from wenge and the legs are brass. It was designed and executed in 1960 for luxury department store Illums Bolighus. Bjørn Wiinblad was one of Danmark’s the most versatile and successful artist ever. He applied his creativity to ever so many materials - ceramics, glass, porcelain, paper, and when creating furniture often added precious woods and metals. The table is signed by Wiinblad and it has a plaque from Illums Bolighus under tabletop. H. 49 cm. (19,3") W. 73,5 (29”) x 73,5 (29”)
Illums Bolighus, Tables
Foldable games table of rosewood for Illums BolighusThis elegant games table of rosewood folds to half/double size. It has a tabletop with decorative blue toned tiles in the corners and brass fittings. The table was executed ca. in the 1950-1960s. for luxury department store Illums Bolighus in Copenhagen, Denmark. It has the tag of ILLUMS BOLIGHUS KØBENHAVN on the back. H. 74 cm. (29,2") L. 42/84 cm. (16,5"/33") W. 85 cm. (33,5")
Danish Designer, Tables
Danish designed teak nesting tables with decorative brass fittingsThree teak nesting tables with decorative brass fittings on top of each leg. The tables are executed ca. in the 1950-1960s in Denmark. H. 51 cm. (20") L. 48 cm. (18,9")
W. 36 cm. (14,2")