'V' desk, model no. JH563

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Copenhagen
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2017

  • Literature

    Roberto Aloi, Esempi Di Arredamento Moderno Di Tutto Il Mondo, studi librerie scrivanie, Milan, 1956, fig. 99
    Johan Møller Nielsen, Wegner en Dansk Møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, p. 118
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 141-42
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, p. 239

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 22 September–8 October 1950, Stand 19.

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'V' desk, model no. JH563

designed 1950
Teak, teak-veneered wood, oak.
74.5 x 171.5 x 85 cm (29 3/8 x 67 1/2 x 33 1/2 in.)
Executed by cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Estimate
£6,000 - 8,000 

sold for £23,750

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

Important Design

London Auction 18 October 2018