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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

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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")
  • High back leather armchair with brass nails on blue
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    High back armchair with leather by Danish cabinetmaker

    This highback armchair has a frame of nutwood. It is upholstered with leather and fitted with brass nails.
  • Nørrevold High back leather upholstered armchair by Kaare Klint
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    High back leather upholstered armchair by Kaare Klint

    This 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")