Unique cherry and rosewood side table by Hans J. Wegner
This unique side table 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. There are three drawers on the front and a shelf below. The feet are of solid rosewood.
Provenance: Architect Tang Ørnebjerg. The side table 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 side table plus original receipt with Mr. Wegner’s own signature included.
H. 67 cm. (26,4")
L. 65 cm. (25,6")
W. 45 cm. (17,7")
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")
Lady's writing desk in Cuban mahogany by Ole Wanscher
This smaller writing desk was designed ca. 1950 by Danish architect Ole Wanscher (1903-1985).
The frame is of Cuban mahogany and it has profiled tapered legs. There are two drawers on the front, with the inside made of maple. The handles and fittings are of brass.
It was executed by Fritz Hansen, Denmark. The model number is 1784.
One original brass key is included.
One drawer stamped by maker FH (Fritz Hansen) and no. 2430.
The desk is mentioned and pictured on page 30 of Fritz Hansens Eftf. Catalog No. 5101 from 1951. See black and white photo.