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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Brædstrup, early 1960s
    Thence by descent to the present owner

  • Literature

    Roberto Aloi, Esempi Di Arredamento Moderno Di Tutto Il Mondo, studi librerie scrivanie, Milan, 1956, fig. 99
    Johan Møller Nielsen, Wegner en Dansk Møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, p. 118
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 141-42
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: just one good chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, p. 239

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 22 September–8 October 1950, stand 19.

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'V' desk, model no. JH563

designed 1950, produced early 1960s
Teak-veneered wood, teak, oak.
74.5 x 172 x 83 cm (29 3/8 x 67 3/4 x 32 5/8 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside impressed JOHANNES HANSEN/COPENHAGEN/DENMARK and with manufacturer's stamp.

Estimate
£6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for £18,900

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Madalena Horta E Costa
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Design

London Auction 12 November 2020