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
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.
Made in the 1960s.
H. 53 cm. (20,9")
L. 62 cm. (24,4")
W. 42 cm. (16,5")
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.
H. 54 cm. (21,2”)
Three legged side table with brass features by Yngve Ekström
This three legged side table was designed by the Swedish architect Yngve Ekström (1913-1988).
The tables has brass features inlaid in the teak tabletop and the legs are of beech.
It was executed by Swedish producer DUX ca. in the 1960s.
H. 48 cm. (19”)
L. 60 cm. (23,6”)