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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Jutland, Denmark
    Sotheby’s, London, ‘Design since 1935’, 29 October, 1997, lot 580
    Private collection, London

  • Literature

    Frederik Sieck, Contemporary Danish Furniture Design, Copenhagen, 1990, p. 125
    Poul Hvidberg-Hansen, Fritz Hansen 1872-1997: Danish Furniture Design Through 125 Years, Kolding, 1997, p. 32
    Carsten Thau and Kjeld Vindum, Arne Jacobsen, Copenhagen, 2001, pp. 146, 182-83, 490, 523
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2007, p. 134
    Danish Museum of Art & Design, Furniture Index, https://designmuseum.kb.dk/moebel/image1/RP05971A.jpg/(accessed February, 2014) for an illustrated archive image of the dining table

Σ342

Important and rare set of four high-backed ‘Oxford’ dining chairs and dining table, designed for the dining hall, St. Catherine's College, Oxford

1962-1964
Each chair: rosewood-veneered moulded plywood, bent laminated rosewood; table: rosewood-veneered plywood, bent laminated rosewood.
Each chair: 127.9 x 46.7 x 54.5 cm (50 3/8 x 18 3/8 x 21 1/2 in.)
Table: 69.5 cm (27 3/8 in.) high, 145.4 cm (57 1/4 in.) diameter

Manufactured by Fritz Hansen, Denmark. Underside of two chairs with manufacturer's paper label FH/MADE IN DENMARK/0864/BY FRITZHANSEN/FURNITURE MAKERS DANISH CONTROL and 0963 respectively.

Estimate
£80,000 - 120,000 

Contact Specialist
Alexander Payne
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The Architect

Created by Lee F. Mindel, FAIA                                       London Auction 29 April 2014 6pm