Teak chandelier with opaline glass globes by Uno & Östen Kristiansson
This three-armed teak chandelier has white vintage opaline glass globes.
It was executed by Luxus Vittsjö, Sweden in the 1950-1960s.
Luxus was founded in 1951 by brothers Uno (1925-2009) and Östen Kristiansson (1927-2003), after having learned the trade from their father, Evert Kristiansson. He ran Vittsjö Möbelfabrik AB and produced wooden furniture for Swedish luxury department store Nordiska Kompaniet as well as other renowned architects like Carl Malmsten.
Rare teak sewing chest with rosewood details by Poul Hundevad
This rare sewing chest of teak with rosewood details and brass fittings has legs of oak.
It is model number 15 and was designed ca. in the 1950.
The chest was executed by Poul Hundevad (1917-2011).
Literature: Dansk Kunsthåndværk årg. 1952 no. 12.
H. 63 cm. (24,8")
L. 64 cm. (25,2")
W. 41 cm. (16,1")
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")
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.