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 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.
Rosewood coffee table with brass details by Frits Henningsen
This coffee table of Brazilian rosewood was designed and executed by cabinetmaker Frits Henningsen (1889-1965). It has a profiled edge and an apron. And there are two drawers on each sidewith brass handles. The legs are fitted withbrass shoes.
Two examples available.
H. 52 cm (20,5")
L. 130 (51")
W. 64 cm. (25")
Unique cheery wood and teak writing desk by Hans J. Wegner
This unique writing desk was designed and executed in 1948 by Danish architect Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) and master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen (1886-1961).
It has a cherry wood frame with feet of solid teak. The two drawers have brass handles. An original handcrafted brass key is included
Provenance: Architect Tang Ørnebjerg. The writing desk was made by special order for his apartment in Frederiksberg. It was purchased in 1948 directly from Johannes Hansen in Bredgade, Copenhagen.
A sketch drawing of the writing desk plus original receipt with Mr. Wegner’s own signature included.
H. 74 cm. (29,1")
L. 131 cm. (51,6")
W. 66 cm. (26")