Rare earthenware vase with gold leaf by Jens Thirslund
This rare earthenware vase by Jens Thirslund (1892-1942) manufactured by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1920s. It is glazed with sapphire blue, emerald green, white luster and 24-carat gold leaf.
The vase has the ‘HAK, Danmark’ monogram incised.
In 1875, Herman August Kähler began experimenting with metallic glazes together with the pottery’s artistic director Karl Hansen Reistrup. Kähler and Reistrup achieved recognition at the Great Nordic Exhibition in 1888 held in Copenhagen and the Exposition Universelle of 1889 in Paris. This vase by ceramist Jens Thirslund is a further development of the pottery’s technique with metallic glazes.
Similar models to this vase were presented at the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1925.
H. 10,5 cm. (4,14")
Very rare three-seater sofa of nut wood by Kaj Gottlob
This very rare three-seater sofa was designed in 1930 by Kaj Gottlob (1887-1976).
It has a frame of nut wood. The seat, back and sides are upholstered with blue fabric.
This example executed 1933 by master cabinetmaker A. J. Iversen. Denmark. Copy of receipt from A. J. Iversen included.
Exhibited: The present model was exhibited at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' 4th Guild Exhibition, Teknologisk Instituts Udstillingslokaler, Copenhagen, stand 4A, Oct. 11. – Oct. 26. 1930. Exhibition Designer: Magnus Læssøe Stephensen.
Literature: Grete Jalk, ed., 40 years of Danish furniture design: the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild exhibitions 1927-1966; Dansk møbelkunst gennem 40 aar: Københavns Snedkerlaugs møbeludstillinger 1927-1966, Copenhagen, 1987, Volume 1, pp. 78-79, ill. p. 79.
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.
Rare teak sewing chest with rosewood details by Poul Hundevad
This rare sewing chest of teak with rosewood details and brass fittings has legs of oak.
It is model number 15 and was designed ca. in the 1950.
The chest was executed by Poul Hundevad (1917-2011).
Literature: Dansk Kunsthåndværk årg. 1952 no. 12.
H. 63 cm. (24,8")
L. 64 cm. (25,2")
W. 41 cm. (16,1")