Bent Møller Jepsen, Seating
Sofa set with pink mohair by Bent Møller JepsenThese two sculptural easy chairs and matching sofa have teak legs and large teak arm handles. Their seat, back and sides are upholstered with pink mohair fabric and the back fitted with buttons. The model is a variant of the so called ”TV Chair”-model designed 1950s. The set was executed by Danish manufacturer Simo in the 1950s.
Rare bamboo and rattan furniture set by Flemming LassenThis important bamboo and rattan furniture set by architect Flemming Lassen (1902-1984) consists of a unique two-seater sofa and three easy chairs. The circular coffee table, top and shelf of raw glass by architect Jørgen Rohweder (1904-1994). Original cushions included, upholstered with green striped “Capsella” fabric designed by Danish textile artist Helga Foghs (1902-1974). The lounge chairs are model umber 340 and they were designed in 1940 and exhibited at Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition in 1940. These examples manufactured 1940 by E.V.A. Nissen & Co. LITERATURE: Sigvard Bernadotte & Johs. Lehm-Laursen, Moderne Dansk Boligkunst, 1947, Vol 2, p. 184. Sketch drawning courtesy of the Danish National Art Library. Sofa: L. 129 cm. Table: H. 58,5 cm. Diam. 67 cm.
Kaj Gottlob, Seating
Very rare three-seater sofa of nut wood by Kaj GottlobThis very rare three-seater sofa was designed in 1930 by Kaj Gottlob (1887-1976). It has a frame of nut wood. The seat, back and sides are upholstered with blue fabric. This example executed 1933 by master cabinetmaker A. J. Iversen. Denmark. Copy of receipt from A. J. Iversen included. Exhibited: The present model was exhibited at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' 4th Guild Exhibition, Teknologisk Instituts Udstillingslokaler, Copenhagen, stand 4A, Oct. 11. – Oct. 26. 1930. Exhibition Designer: Magnus Læssøe Stephensen. Literature: Grete Jalk, ed., 40 years of Danish furniture design: the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild exhibitions 1927-1966; Dansk møbelkunst gennem 40 aar: Københavns Snedkerlaugs møbeludstillinger 1927-1966, Copenhagen, 1987, Volume 1, pp. 78-79, ill. p. 79.
H. 81 cm. (31,9")
L. 200 cm. (78,75")
D. 79 cm. (31,1")
C. H. Brockmann-Petersen, Seating
Very rare petite sofa with curved teak by C. H. Brockmann-PetersenThis very rare petite sofa designed by C. H. Brockmann Petersen (1914-1972) has a combined curved teak backrest and armrest. Its seat is in woven cane. The bearing bars underneath are executed in a combination of fair and darker teak. The sofa was designed in 1956. It was executed by cabinetmaker Louis G. Thiersen & Søn, Denmark. 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, Vol. 3, p. 389. H. 72 cm. (28,3") L. 98 cm. (38,6") D. 47 cm. (18,5") Seating height: 46 cm. (18,1")
Grete Jalk, Seating
Rare teak sofa with original upholstery by Grete JalkThis rare teak sofa designed ca. 1952 by Grete Jalk (1920-2006) has its original seat and back cushions with spring coils. The cushions are upholstered with the original green fabric designed by Grete Jalk (verified by Grete Jalk 24 October 2001). The sofa was executed ca. 1952 by France and Daverkosen (later France & Son). France and Daverkosen was in the 1950s one of the most successful Danish furniture manufacturers. The company was founded by Fearnley France and now famous and very established architects like Finn Juhl, Peter Hvidt, Orla Mølgaard and Ole Wanscher created designs for France and Daverkosen. The model number of this sofa is 118/4. It is marked with France and Daverkosen plaque on lower backrest. This early and original model is an absolute rarity. Literature: Mobilia 1955 H. 84 cm. (33") L. 205 cm. (80,1") D. 80 cm. (31,5")
Danish cabinetmaker, Seating
Black midcentury sculptural sofa by Danish cabinetmakerThis free standing sculptural sofa from the 1940s - 1950s has round fore and hind legs of oak. The sofa is upholstered with patinated Napa leather. The back is fitted with buttons. H. 85 cm. (33,5") L. 140 cm. (55,1")
Hans Olsen, Seating
Black and white sofa with large seat cushion by Hans OlsenThis sofa with a large seat cushion was designed in 1956 by Hans Olsen (1919-1992). The sofa is model number 187. It is upholstered with white and black Savak wool by Gabriel. Its legs are of stained wood. The sofa is executed and marked by Bramin (previously N. A. Jørgensens Møbelfabrik), Denmark. A matching pair of lounge chairs is also available.
Nanna Ditzel, Nanna Ditzel & Jørgen Ditzel, Seating
Rare three-seater sofa with curvy armrests by Nanna Ditzel & Jørgen DitzelThis rare three-seater sofa with curvy armrests and stained beech legs was designed by husband and wife Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel. The sofa is a model 'AP 8'. The sides, seat and back are upholstered with original red/pink “raw silk”. It was designed ca. 1950. This example was made early 1950s by AP Stolen, Denmark. Literature: The magazine "Bygge og Bo", no. 4. Winter 1952-1953, p. 34. Illums Bolighus catalogue approx. 1960, p. 42. A.P. Stolen catalogue 1954. L. approx. 194 cm. (76,4") Seat height approx. 38 cm. (15")