Pair of armchairs

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the architects, late 1938
    Thence by descent

  • Literature

    'Snedkerne aabner i Dag deres Møbeludstilling', Berlingske Tidende, Copenhagen, 15 September 1938, p. 9
    Af Jacob E. Bang, 'Dansk Kunsthaandværks Udstilling i Den Frie', Nyt Tidsskrift For Kunstindustri Dansk Kunsthaandværk, no. 6, June 1942, p. 85
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 2: 1937-1946, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 39, 83

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 15 September–2 October 1938, Stand 24.

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Pair of armchairs

1938
Cuban mahogany, fabric.
Each: 76 x 71 x 77 cm (29 7/8 x 27 7/8 x 30 3/8 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Gustav Bertelsen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 

sold for £20,000

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

Important Design

London Auction 18 October 2018