Hans J. Wegner, Tables
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")
Sold products, Severin Hansen Junior
Unique double-sided partner's desk by Severin Hansen JuniorThis unique freestanding double-sided partner's desk is made of teak and mounted on tapering legs. Both fronts has three drawers in rail, fitted with keyholes in brass. It was made by special order late in the 1950s. The table was made with an adjustable height. Approximately 10 cm. of the legs can be removed and attached. Two keys are included. H. 73 cm. (28,7") W. 124 cm. (48,8") L. 119 cm. (46,9")
Ole Wanscher, Tables
Cuban mahogany console table with drawers by Ole WanscherThis 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")