Set of eight 'Red' dining chairs, model no. 3758, designed for the Danish Museum of Art and Design’s lecture room, Copenhagen

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  • Description

    Mahogany, leather, horsehair.

  • Literature

    Nyt Tidsskrift For Kunstindustri, no. 5, May 1943, p. 74, fig. 7
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 1: 1927-1936, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 120-21, 169 for a technical drawing and period images
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 1, Copenhagen, 2007, front cover, pp. 30-31, 42, 69, 93-95 for images and a technical drawing
    Gorm Harkr, Kaare Klint: Volume 1, Copenhagen, 2010, pp. 229, 234, 239, 348, 400, 469
    Gorm Harkr, Kaare Klint: Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2010, p. 30

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Teknologisk Instituts Udstillingslokaler, Copenhagen, 3–18 October 1931, stand 5.

    Phillips wishes to thank Niels Howalt Wallem Hvims from Rud. Rasmussen for his assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.

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Set of eight 'Red' dining chairs, model no. 3758, designed for the Danish Museum of Art and Design’s lecture room, Copenhagen

designed 1927, executed 1948
Mahogany, leather, horsehair.
Each: 85.5 x 47.5 x 48.5 cm (33 5/8 x 18 3/4 x 19 1/8 in.)
Executed by cabinetmakers Rud. Rasmussen A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of each with manufacturer's paper label RUD. RASMUSSENS/SNEDKERIER/45 NØRREBROGADE/KØBENHAVN and handwritten serial number N1 9240.

Estimate
£25,000 - 35,000 

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Nordic Masters

London Auction 21 September 2016