Very rare set of Niger leather chairs by Kaj Gottlob
This very rare set of four chairs was designed ca. 1935 by Kaj Gottlob (1887-1976).
The chairs are made of Cuba mahogany and upholstered with original patinated Niger leather as well as fitted with brass nails.
Executed ca. 1935 by master cabinetmaker A. J. Iversen, Copenhagen.
Exhibited: The present model was among the more than 250 carefully selected pieces exhibited at the ‘Masterpieces: 100 Years of Danish Cabinetmaking’, Kronborg Castle, Helsingør, 13. October – 3. December 2000.
Literature: Bodil Busk Laursen, Søren Matz and Christian Holmsted Olesen, eds., Mesterværker: 100 års dansk møbelsnedkeri, Copenhagen, 2003, p. 131.
Rare bamboo and rattan furniture set by Flemming Lassen
This important bamboo and rattan furniture set by architect Flemming Lassen (1902-1984) consists of a unique two-seater sofa and three easy chairs.
The circular coffee table, top and shelf of raw glass by architect Jørgen Rohweder (1904-1994).
Original cushions included, upholstered with green striped “Capsella”fabric designed by Danish textile artist Helga Foghs (1902-1974).
The lounge chairs are model umber 340 and they were designed in 1940 and exhibited at Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition in 1940.
These examples manufactured 1940 by E.V.A. Nissen & Co.
LITERATURE: Sigvard Bernadotte & Johs. Lehm-Laursen,Moderne Dansk Boligkunst, 1947, Vol 2, p. 184.
Sketch drawning courtesy of the Danish National Art Library.
L. 129 cm.
H. 58,5 cm. Diam. 67 cm.
Rare teak sofa with original upholstery by Grete Jalk
This rare teak sofa designed ca. 1952 by Grete Jalk (1920-2006) has its original seat and back cushions with spring coils. The cushions are upholstered with the original green fabric designed by Grete Jalk (verified by Grete Jalk 24 October 2001).
The sofa was executed ca. 1952 by France and Daverkosen (later France & Son). France and Daverkosen was in the 1950s one of the most successful Danish furniture manufacturers. The company was founded by Fearnley France and now famous and very established architects like Finn Juhl, Peter Hvidt, Orla Mølgaard and Ole Wanscher created designs for France and Daverkosen.
The model number of this sofa is 118/4.
It is marked with France and Daverkosen plaque on lower backrest.
This early and original model is an absolute rarity.
Literature: Mobilia 1955
H. 84 cm. (33")
L. 205 cm. (80,1")
D. 80 cm. (31,5")
SOLD - Rare edition of the China chair in walnut by Hans J. Wegner
This rare edition of the "China chair" by Danish architect Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) has a frame of walnut.
If has a loose seat cushion upholstered with patinated natural leather, fitted with buttons.
The modelnumber is FH4283 and it was designed in 1944.
This particular chair was executed in 1977 by Fritz Hansen. It is a limited jubilee edition of 250 chairs. The chair is no. 164/250.
It has the maker's silver plaque in back and maker's label.
Exhibited: The model was exhibited at the Spring Exhibition of Danish Arts and Crafts in 1944 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Literature: Noritsugu Oda, "Danish Chairs", 1999. p. 104-105.
Very rare pair of velour upholstered chairs by Nanna Ditzel
This very rare pair of chairs designed by Nanna Ditzel has sculptural armrests like tiny wings. The chairs have stained oak legs. Sides, seats and backs are upholstered with a yellowish velour.
The chairs were designed in 1955 and executed by master cabinetmaker Knud Willadsen, owner of Søren Willadsens Møbelfabrik, Denmark.
The chair model was exhibited at the Fredericia Furniture fair in 1955 at Søren Willadsens Møbelfabrik's stand. Here it was presented as a desk chair together with Ditzel's more famous model 93 desk.