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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Denmark, acquired 1956

  • Literature

    Dansk Kunsthaandværk, no. 29, August-September 1956, n.p.
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 377
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1996, p. 47

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild, Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 20 September-7 October 1956, Stand 7.

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Early and rare sofa

circa 1956
teak, fabric
86.5 x 203 x 68.5 cm (34 x 79 7/8 x 26 7/8 in.)
Executed by cabinetmaker Thorald Madsen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside with brass label impressed THORALD MADSEN/Snedkeri/København and back apron impressed 1740. Produced circa 1956.

Estimate
HK$200,000 - 300,000 
€22,500-33,800
$25,600-38,500

Sold for HK$225,000

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