Pair of early 'Easy' armchairs, model no. 5313

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Denmark
    Jackson Design AB, Stockholm
    Private collection, USA

  • Literature

    Ulf Hård af Segerstad, Modern Scandinavian Furniture, Copenhagen, 1963, p. 93
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 2: 1937-1946, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 29
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 1, Copenhagen, 2010, pp. 361, 364, for an image and a technical drawing
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2010, p. 35

  • 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 Niels Howalt Wallem Hvims from Rud. Rasmussen for his assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.

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Pair of early 'Easy' armchairs, model no. 5313

designed 1927, produced from 1936
Niger leather, Cuban mahogany.
Each: 82 x 68 x 73.5 cm (32 1/4 x 26 3/4 x 28 7/8 in.)
Executed by cabinetmakers Rud. Rasmussen A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of one chair with manufacturer's paper label RUD. RASMUSSENS/SNEDKERIER/45 NØRREBROGADE/KØBENHAVN, faded handwritten inventory number and architect's monogrammed paper label.

Estimate
£30,000 - 40,000 

sold for £56,250

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Nordic Masters

London Auction 21 September 2016