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  • Chinese inspired mahogany coffee table with hand coloured tiles by Frits Henningsen
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    Chinese inspired mahogany coffee table

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    Chinese inspired mahogany coffee table by Frits Henningsen

    This Chinese inspired mahogany coffee table was executed by cabinetmaker Frits Henningsen (1889-1965) ca. in the 1930s. The table top is decorated with unique tiles depicting Chinese Fenghuang birds also called the August rooster - a positive symbol of high virtue and grace. The tiles are handcoloured by painter and ceramist Jens Thirslund and executed at Herman August Kählers (HAK) pottery. Exhibited: 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)