SOLD – Rare wing back chair in Niger leather by Børge Mogensen
This rare and large wingback armchair was designed by Børge Mogensen (1914-1972) in 1944 and executed the same year by master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær, Copenhagen, Denmark.
The frame is of Brazilian rosewood and it is upholstered with Niger leather.
The present model executed in Brazilian rosewood is extremely rare. The very few existing examples of this model are executed respectively in beech, mahogany and rosewood, making this present model in the fine Brazilian rosewood and Niger leather extraordinaire.
Exhibited: The present model was exhibited at the ‘Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild’, Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 1944, stand 25 and again at the ‘Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild’, Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 1947, stand 25.
Literature: Dansk møbelkunst gennem 40 aar: Københavns Snedkerlaugs møbeludstillinger 1927-1966/ Jalk, Grethe – Tåstrup, 1987, Vol. 2, p. 233 and Vol. 3 p. 23.
SOLD - Rare pair of easy chairs with woven sea grass by Frits Schlegel
This very rare pair of easy chairs with stained beech frame was designed by Frits Schlegel (1896-1965). Their seats and backs upholstered are with original woven sea grass.
The chair model number is 1641.
They were executed ca. 1930 by Fritz Hansen.
Both chairs have the original paper label from Fritz Hansen with handwritten model and order number.
Only two examples executed as per the paper label.
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.
Rare teak sofa with original upholstery by Grete Jalk
This rare teak sofa designed ca. 1952 by Grete Jalk (1920-2006) has its original seat and back cushions with spring coils. The cushions are upholstered with the original green fabric designed by Grete Jalk (verified by Grete Jalk 24 October 2001).
The sofa was executed ca. 1952 by France and Daverkosen (later France & Son). France and Daverkosen was in the 1950s one of the most successful Danish furniture manufacturers. The company was founded by Fearnley France and now famous and very established architects like Finn Juhl, Peter Hvidt, Orla Mølgaard and Ole Wanscher created designs for France and Daverkosen.
The model number of this sofa is 118/4.
It is marked with France and Daverkosen plaque on lower backrest.
This early and original model is an absolute rarity.
Literature: Mobilia 1955
H. 84 cm. (33")
L. 205 cm. (80,1")
D. 80 cm. (31,5")