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  • Literature

    Johan Pedersen, Arkitekten Arne Jacobsen, Copenhagen, 1954, p. 91 for the chairs
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1996, pp. 56-57 for the chairs
    Poul Hvidberg-Hansen, Fritz Hansen 1872-1997: Danish Furniture Design Through 125 Years, Kolding, 1997, p. 25
    Carsten Thau and Kjeld Vindum, Arne Jacobsen, Copenhagen, 2001, pp. 387-94

  • Catalogue Essay

    Phillips wishes to thank Mathias Bøgeholdt for his assistance cataloguing the present lot.

Σ23

Set of three ‘Ant’ chairs, model no. 3100 and an ‘Egg’ table, model no. 3603

designed 1952-1953, executed 1952-1964
Brazilian rosewood-veneered plywood, steel, rubber.
Table: 69 x 114.5 x 83.8 cm (27 1/8 x 45 1/8 x 32 7/8 in.)
Tallest chair: 77.6 x 55.4 x 49.5 cm (30 1/2 x 21 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)

Manufactured by Fritz Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of table with metal label impressed ILLUMS BOLIGHUS/KØBENHAVN. Underside of each chair with manufacturer's mark and impressed DANMARK, and one with label printed MADE IN/DENMARK/BY FH.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for £3,750

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Nordic Design: Online Auction

Online Auction 11 - 17 September 2020