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.
Three legged side table in Brazilian rosewood by William Watting
This three legged side table in Brazilian Rosewood has three stretchers below joining at the center.
The table was made ca. in the 1940s by William Watting.
Watting was an American architect, who had a fine furniture store in Copenhagen, Denmark in the 1940s, 50s and 60s. He designed end executed pieces himself as well as sold other high quality modern furniture.
Literature: Advertised in "Nyt tidsskrift for kunstindustri", 1947.
H. 54 cm. (21,2”)
A pair of teak sewing tables with woven baskets by Severin Hansen Junior
This pair of teak bedside tables by Severin Hansen Jr. has a rail with hidden drawer and there is an underlying woven cane basket.
The bedside tables were executed by Haslev Møbler ca. in the 1950's.
H. 52 cm. (20,5")
L. 58 cm. (22,8")
W. 43,5 cm. (17,1")
Rare coffee table with 21 decorative tiles by Bjørn Wiinblad
This rare coffee table designed by Danish multi-artist Bjørn Wiinblad (1918-2006) has 21 decorative hand-painted tiles on top. The tabletop frame is of Brazilian rosewood. Legs are made in bronze.
The table was made in the early 1960s for luxury department store Illum Bolighus.
It has a plaque from Illum Bolighus under the tabletop.
H. 49,5 cm. (19,5”)
L. 94 cm. (37”)
W. 42 cm. (16,5”)