SOLD - Set of six chairs with Niger leather by Frits Henningsen
This set of six chairs by master cabinetmaker Frits Henningsen (1889-1965) with profiled frames of oak has seats and backs upholstered with original patinated Niger leather. Backs fitted with brass nails.
Executed in Denmark ca. in the 1930s.
Seat height approx. 44 cm. (17,3")
W. 48 cm. (18,9")
L. 49 cm. (19,3")
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.
Oak rocking chair with seagrass seat by Magnus Læssøe Stephensen
This rocking chair of patinated oak frame was designed by Magnus Læssøe Stephensen (1903-1984). The seat and backrest are with original woven seagrass.
It was executed by cabinetmaker Clausen in Brørup, Denmark. ca. in the 1930s.
Similar model presented at the exhibition "Købestævnet" in Fredericia, 1933.
Literature: Nyt Tidsskrift for Kunstindustri No. 8, August 1933, ill. p. 117.