Rare swivel stool

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  • Provenance

    Phillips, London, 'Nordic Design', 24 September 2014, lot 69
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 4: 1957-1966, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 25
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1996, p. 48
    Klaus Petersen and Per H Hansen, Den store danske møbelguide, Copenhagen, 2006, pp. 43, 184

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 20 September-6 October 1957, Stand 7. The stool attracted a great deal of attention during the exhibition, notably that of Queen Ingrid of Denmark, who was so impressed by its design that she decided to purchase a stool for her own rooms.

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Rare swivel stool

circa 1957
Teak, leather, brass.
63.7 x 32.5 x 33.7 cm (25 1/8 x 12 3/4 x 13 1/4 in.)
Executed by cabinetmaker Thorald Madsen, Denmark. Underside with manufacturer's brass label THORALD MADSENS/Snedkieri/København and impressed 1802-4.

Estimate
£5,000 - 8,000 

sold for £6,250

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta E Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019
mhortaecosta@phillips.com

Important Design

London Auction 18 October 2018