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.
Two examples available.
H. 52 cm (20,5")
L. 130 (51")
W. 64 cm. (25")
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")
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.
Rare three-legged table with quarter sawn table top by Kurt Østervig
This very rare three-legged coffee table designed by Kurt Østervig (1912-1986) has an impressive quarter sawn teak table top with raised edges. It has carved legs with cross-stretchers of patinated oak and elegant teak "shoes".
It was designed and executed ca. 1952.
The coffee table was executed by Jason Møbler in Ringsted, Denmark.