This nesting table with a beech frame by Poul Hundevad (1917-2011) has a tabletop of teak with brass fittings. It consists of one larger rectangular table and four smaller round drop-leaf folding tables.
Teak nesting tables with rosewood details by Helge Vestergaard Jensen
These teak nesting tables with rosewood details was designed by Helge Vestergaard Jensen (1917-1987).
The legs and frame is teak with visible mortise and tenon joints of rosewood at the corners of the table tops. The top is covered with black formica.
The model number is 705 was designed in 1961 and executed by Jason Møbler, Ringsted, Denmark.
Literature: Mobilia 1961
W. 38 cm. (15")
L. 54 cm. (21,3")
H. 46 cm. (18,1")
Cuban mahogany console table with drawers by Ole Wanscher
This large Cuban mahogany console table was designed by professor and architect Ole Wanscher (1903-1985). On the front is has four drawers with brass handles and fittings.
It was executed in the 1950s by master cabinetmaker A.J. Iversen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
In the early part of the 20th century Andreas J. Iversen (1888-1979) was one of the driving forces behind the idea that carpenters and architects should begin to collaborate. He firmly believed that all the knowledge architects had combined with the skills of trained carpenters would result in something extraordinary. And he was right. When the two groups lowered their guards, dropped their prejudices magic happened and the clean functional style of Danish Modern was born.
Wanscher and Iversen collaborated throughout their careers with stunning results.
The console table has the A. J. Iversen label on its underside and one brass key is included.
H. 71 cm. (28")
L. 122 cm. (48")
D. 42,5 cm. (16,6")
This unique dining table in oak was both designed and executed by Poul Kjærholm (1929-1980) in 1949.
The table top has rounded edges and is on round legs. There are two extra leaves included.
This is one of the earliest pieces by Poul Kjærholm and one of the very few pieces he both designed and executed himself. .
In 1949, after having completed his training to become a cabinetmaker at Th. Grønbech, Poul Kjærholm was employed by master cabinetmaker Uhrskov in Hjørring, Denmark. And it was there he in March of that year was asked to design and manufacture a wedding gift for Uhrskov’s sister-in-law. The gift became the above mentioned dining table and a cabinet.
Provenance: By descent in the family of cabinetmaker Uhrskov.
Original sketch signed by Poul Kjærholm in March 1949, comes with the table