This astonishing profiled Brazilian rosewood coffee/side table with underlying shelf by Danish master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær (1896-1957) was designed ca. 1935.
It was executed by master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær, Denmark, approx. 1930-1940s.
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.
This unique dining table in oak was both designed and executed by Poul Kjærholm (1929-1980) in 1949.
The table top has rounded edges and is on round legs. There are two extra leaves included.
This is one of the earliest pieces by Poul Kjærholm and one of the very few pieces he both designed and executed himself. .
In 1949, after having completed his training to become a cabinetmaker at Th. Grønbech, Poul Kjærholm was employed by master cabinetmaker Uhrskov in Hjørring, Denmark. And it was there he in March of that year was asked to design and manufacture a wedding gift for Uhrskov’s sister-in-law. The gift became the above mentioned dining table and a cabinet.
Provenance: By descent in the family of cabinetmaker Uhrskov.
Original sketch signed by Poul Kjærholm in March 1949, comes with the table
Teak nesting tables with rosewood details by Helge Vestergaard Jensen
These teak nesting tables with rosewood details was designed by Helge Vestergaard Jensen (1917-1987).
The legs and frame is teak with visible mortise and tenon joints of rosewood at the corners of the table tops. The top is covered with black formica.
The model number is 705 was designed in 1961 and executed by Jason Møbler, Ringsted, Denmark.
Literature: Mobilia 1961
W. 38 cm. (15")
L. 54 cm. (21,3")
H. 46 cm. (18,1")