Early 'Architect's desk', model no. JH571

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Copenhagen, acquired 1955-1960

  • Literature

    Johan Møller Nielson, Wegner en Dansk Møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, pp. 70, 87, 107
    Johannes Hansen, Wegner Møbelsnedkeri, Copenhagen, 1970, n.p.
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 281
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 63, 240

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Forum, Copenhagen, 16-26 September 1954, Stand 23.

  • Catalogue Essay

    此型號曾於1954年9月16至26日在哥本哈根論壇《哥本哈根細工木匠公會》展出,展位編號23。

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Early 'Architect's desk', model no. JH571

designed 1953, produced circa 1955
teak, teak-veneered wood, oak, chromium-plated steel, chromium-plated brass
72 x 195.5 x 90.5 cm (28 3/8 x 76 7/8 x 35 5/8 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside impressed JOHANNES HANSEN/COPENHAGEN/DENMARK and with manufacturer's stamp. Designed 1953, produced circa 1955.

Estimate
HK$200,000 - 300,000 
€22,300-33,400
$25,600-38,500

sold for HK$350,000

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Hong Kong Auction 26 November 2018