'Red' armchair, model no. 3758A, designed for the Prime Minister's Office, Copenhagen

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  • Provenance

    Prime Minister's Office, Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen
    Private collection, Denmark, 1980s
    Thence by descent

  • Literature

    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 1, Copenhagen, 2010, pp. 259, 265
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2010, p. 25

  • Catalogue Essay

    Phillips wishes to thank Mette J. Dederding from Rud. Rasmussen for her assistance cataloguing the present lot.

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'Red' armchair, model no. 3758A, designed for the Prime Minister's Office, Copenhagen

designed 1930, executed 1935
Cuban mahogany, Niger leather, brass nailheads.
88.2 x 57.6 x 54.5 cm (34 3/4 x 22 5/8 x 21 1/2 in.)
Executed by cabinetmakers Rud. Rasmussen A/S, Denmark. From the production of 12. Underside with manufacturer's paper label RUD. RASMUSSENS/SNEDKERIER/45 NØRREBROGAD/KØBENHAVN, handwritten inventory number 12656 and architect's monogrammed paper label.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 

sold for £3,750

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

Important Design

London Auction 18 October 2018