Three legged side table in Brazilian rosewood by William Watting
This three legged side table in Brazilian Rosewood has three stretchers below joining at the center.
The table was made ca. in the 1940s by William Watting.
Watting was an American architect, who had a fine furniture store in Copenhagen, Denmark in the 1940s, 50s and 60s. He designed end executed pieces himself as well as sold other high quality modern furniture.
Literature: Advertised in “Nyt tidsskrift for kunstindustri”, 1947.
Unique cheery wood and teak writing desk by Hans J. Wegner
This unique writing desk was designed and executed in 1948 by Danish architect Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) and master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen (1886-1961).
It has a cherry wood frame with feet of solid teak. The two drawers have brass handles. An original handcrafted brass key is included
Provenance: Architect Tang Ørnebjerg. The writing desk was made by special order for his apartment in Frederiksberg. It was purchased in 1948 directly from Johannes Hansen in Bredgade, Copenhagen.
A sketch drawing of the writing desk plus original receipt with Mr. Wegner’s own signature included.
H. 74 cm. (29,1")
L. 131 cm. (51,6")
W. 66 cm. (26")
Coffee table with hand coloured inlaid tiles by Frits Henningsen
The so-called Chinese mahogany coffee table. Executed by cabinetmaker Frits Henningsen ca. in the 1930s.
On top it has inlaid unique tiles depicting a fruit basket with decorative flowers. The tiles are handcoloured by painter and ceramist Jens Thirslund and executed at Herman August Kählers (HAK) pottery.
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.
Rare coffee table with 21 decorative tiles by Bjørn Wiinblad
This rare coffee table designed by Danish multi-artist Bjørn Wiinblad (1918-2006) has 21 decorative hand-painted tiles on top. The tabletop frame is of Brazilian rosewood. Legs are made in bronze.
The table was made in the early 1960s for luxury department store Illum Bolighus.
It has a plaque from Illum Bolighus under the tabletop.
H. 49,5 cm. (19,5”)
L. 94 cm. (37”)
W. 42 cm. (16,5”)