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  • Rare wing back chair in Niger leather by Danish furniture arcitect Børge Mogensen
    MG 9594 RED WEB

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    SOLD - Rare wing back chair in Niger leather by Børge Mogensen

    This rare and large wingback armchair was designed by Børge Mogensen (1914-1972) in 1944 and executed the same year by master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær, Copenhagen, Denmark. The frame is of Brazilian rosewood and it is upholstered with Niger leather. The present model executed in Brazilian rosewood is extremely rare. The very few existing examples of this model are executed respectively in beech, mahogany and rosewood, making this present model in the fine Brazilian rosewood and Niger leather extraordinaire.

    Exhibited: The present model was exhibited at the ‘Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild’, Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 1944, stand 25 and again at the ‘Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild’, Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 1947, stand 25.

    Literature: Dansk møbelkunst gennem 40 aar: Københavns Snedkerlaugs møbeludstillinger 1927-1966/ Jalk, Grethe - Tåstrup, 1987, Vol. 2, p. 233 and Vol. 3 p. 23.