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

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Denmark

  • Literature

    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 2: 1937-1946, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 29
    Frederik Sieck, Contemporary Danish Furniture Design: a short illustrated review, Copenhagen, 1990, p. 15
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 1, Copenhagen, 2010, pp. 259, 267
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2010, p. 39

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 10 September–3 October 1937, Stand 1.

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

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

designed 1930, executed 1947
Cuban mahogany, fabric, leather.
86.3 x 198.7 x 79 cm (33 7/8 x 78 1/4 x 31 1/8 in.)
Executed by cabinetmakers Rud. Rasmussen A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside with manufacturer's paper label RUD. RASMUSSEN/SNEDKERIER/45 NØRREBROGADE/KØBENHAVN/18945 and architect's monogrammed paper label.

Estimate
£8,000 - 12,000 

sold for £10,000

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

Important Design

London Auction 18 October 2018