Edvard Kindt-Larsen and Tove Kindt-Larsen - Nordic Masters London Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, USA

  • Literature

    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 4: 1957-1966, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 25
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1996, p. 48
    Bodil Busk Laursen, Søren Matz and Christian Holmsted Olesen, eds., Mesterværker: 100 års dansk møbelsnedkeri, English summary, Copenhagen, 2000, p. 18

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 20 September-6 October 1957, stand 7. The stool attracted a great deal of attention during the exhibition, notably that of Queen Ingrid of Denmark, who was so impressed by its design that she decided to purchase a stool for her own rooms.


Set of three swivel stools

circa 1957
Teak, Niger leather, brass.
Each: 64 x 33 x 34 cm (25 1/4 x 12 7/8 x 13 3/8 in.)
Executed by cabinetmaker Thorald Madsen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of each with manufacturer's brass label with THORALD MADSENS/Snedkieri/København and impressed with 1996-2, 1307.7, 1331-9 respectively.

£15,000 - 20,000 

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Nordic Masters

London Auction 21 September 2016