Coffee table with hand coloured inlaid tiles

Coffee table with hand coloured inlaid tiles

Coffee table with hand coloured inlaid tiles by Frits Henningsen

The so-called Chinese mahogany coffee table. Executed by cabinetmaker Frits Henningsen ca. in the 1930s.

On top it has inlaid unique tiles depicting a fruit basket with decorative flowers. The tiles are handcoloured by painter and ceramist Jens Thirslund and executed at Herman August Kählers (HAK) pottery.

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″)

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