Three-seater box-shaped sofa, model no. 4118

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Copenhagen, 1930s
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Frederik Sieck, Contemporary Danish Furniture Design: a short illustrated review, Copenhagen, 1990, p. 15
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 1, Copenhagen, 2010, p. 39 for the model with horsehair upholstery
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2010, pp. 259, 267 for images and a drawing of the model with horsehair upholstery

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Three-seater box-shaped sofa, model no. 4118

designed 1930
Cuban mahogany, Niger leather, brass nailheads.
96 x 198.5 x 81 cm (37 3/4 x 78 1/8 x 31 7/8 in.)
Executed by cabinetmakers Rud. Rasmussen A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside with manufacturer's paper label RUD. RASMUSSENS/SNEDKERIER/45 NØRREBROGADE/KØBENHAVN and architect's monogrammed paper label.

Estimate
£35,000 - 50,000 

sold for £43,750

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta e Costa
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Modern Masters

London Auction 26 April 2017