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.
Coffee table in teak and Brazilian rosewood by Helge Vestergaard Jensen
This coffee table in teak designed by Helge Vestergaard Jensen (1917-1987) has visible mortise and tenon joints at the corners of the table top in Brazilian rosewood.
He designed the table in 196o. And it was executed by Jason Møbler, Ringsted, Denmark.
The model number is 702, and is one of the first pieces Mr. Vestergaard Jensen designed for Jason.
Metal plaque (Jason Ringsted – Danish Applied Art) and model number.
Literature: Mobilia 1960
W. 150 cm. (59")
D. 58 cm. (23")
H. 49 cm. (19,5")
Lady's writing desk in Cuban mahogany by Ole Wanscher
This smaller writing desk was designed ca. 1950 by Danish architect Ole Wanscher (1903-1985).
The frame is of Cuban mahogany and it has profiled tapered legs. There are two drawers on the front, with the inside made of maple. The handles and fittings are of brass.
It was executed by Fritz Hansen, Denmark. The model number is 1784.
One original brass key is included.
One drawer stamped by maker FH (Fritz Hansen) and no. 2430.
The desk is mentioned and pictured on page 30 of Fritz Hansens Eftf. Catalog No. 5101 from 1951. See black and white photo.
This nesting table with a beech frame by Poul Hundevad (1917-2011) has a tabletop of teak with brass fittings. It consists of one larger rectangular table and four smaller round drop-leaf folding tables.
Made in the 1960s.
H. 53 cm. (20,9")
L. 62 cm. (24,4")
W. 42 cm. (16,5")