Very rare pair of velour upholstered chairs by Nanna Ditzel
This very rare pair of chairs designed by Nanna Ditzel has sculptural armrests like tiny wings. The chairs have stained oak legs. Sides, seats and backs are upholstered with a yellowish velour.
The chairs were designed in 1955 and executed by master cabinetmaker Knud Willadsen, owner of Søren Willadsens Møbelfabrik, Denmark.
The chair model was exhibited at the Fredericia Furniture fair in 1955 at Søren Willadsens Møbelfabrik's stand. Here it was presented as a desk chair together with Ditzel's more famous model 93 desk.
Unique armchair with red Niger leather by Hans J. Wegner
This unique armchair 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 and is upholstered with red Niger leather.
Provenance: Architect Tang Ørnebjerg. The chair 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 chair plus the original receipt with Mr. Wegner’s own signature included.
H. 83 cm (32,7")
D. 50 cm. (19,7")
Seating H. 39 cm. (15,4")
W. 67,5 cm. (26,6")
Black and white sofa with large seat cushion by Hans Olsen
This sofa with a large seat cushion was designed in 1956 by Hans Olsen (1919-1992). The sofa is model number 187. It is upholstered with white and black Savak wool by Gabriel. Its legs are of stained wood.
The sofa is executed and marked by Bramin (previously N. A. Jørgensens Møbelfabrik), Denmark.
A matching pair of lounge chairs is also available.