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.
Foldable games table of rosewood for Illums Bolighus
This elegant games table of rosewood folds to half/double size. It has a tabletop with decorative blue toned tiles in the corners and brass fittings.
The table was executed ca. in the 1950-1960s. for luxury department store Illums Bolighus in Copenhagen, Denmark.
It has the tag of ILLUMS BOLIGHUS KØBENHAVN on the back.
H. 74 cm. (29,2")
L. 42/84 cm. (16,5"/33")
W. 85 cm. (33,5")
Oak trolley with removable tray top by Kaare Klint
This tea trolley of oak by Kaare Klint (1888-1954) has an underlying shelf and removable tray top. The handles and castors are of brass.
The trolley was executed by Rud. Rasmussen Cabinetmakers, Copenhagen ca. 1945 and is marked.
H. 63 cm. (24,8")
L. 76 cm. (30")
W. 47 cm. (18,5")
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.