Ole Wanscher, Tables
Lady's writing desk in Cuban mahogany by Ole WanscherThis smaller writing desk was designed ca. 1950 by Danish architect Ole Wanscher (1903-1985). The frame is of Cuban mahogany and it has profiled tapered legs. There are two drawers on the front, with the inside made of maple. The handles and fittings are of brass. It was executed by Fritz Hansen, Denmark. The model number is 1784. One original brass key is included. One drawer stamped by maker FH (Fritz Hansen) and no. 2430. The desk is mentioned and pictured on page 30 of Fritz Hansens Eftf. Catalog No. 5101 from 1951. See black and white photo.
H. 74 cm. (29,1")
L. 132 cm. (52")
W. 70 cm. (27,6")
Frits Schlegel, Sold products
SOLD - Rare pair of easy chairs with woven sea grass by Frits SchlegelThis very rare pair of easy chairs with stained beech frame was designed by Frits Schlegel (1896-1965). Their seats and backs upholstered are with original woven sea grass. The chair model number is 1641. They were executed ca. 1930 by Fritz Hansen. Both chairs have the original paper label from Fritz Hansen with handwritten model and order number. Only two examples executed as per the paper label.
Literature: Fritz Hansen catalogue 1942.