Kaare Klint and Edvard Kindt-Larsen - Nordic Design London Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | Phillips
  • Literature

    Nyt Tidsskrift For Kunstindustri, no. 5, May 1943, p. 74, fig. 6
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 1, Copenhagen, 2007, pp. 62-63 for a drawing and an image
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 1, Copenhagen, 2010, p. 362 for a period image and sketches
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2010, p. 32

  • Catalogue Essay

    The architect Kaare Klint references his then pupil from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Edvard Kindt-Larsen for his contribution to the ‘Mix’ chair, after writing on a sketch ‘a mixture of Kindt and Klint’.

    Phillips wishes to thank Ann-Marie Siersted from Rud. Rasmussen for her assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.


'Mix' easy chair, model no. 4396

designed 1930, executed 1932
Cuban mahogany, Niger leather, brass nailheads.
78.5 x 66 x 81 cm (30 7/8 x 25 7/8 x 31 7/8 in.)
Executed by cabinetmakers Rud. Rasmussen A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside with manufacturer's paper label RUD. RASMUSSENS/SNEDKERIER/45 NØRREBROGADE/KØBENHAVN and handwritten serial number 11500 and architect's monogrammed paper labels.

£25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for £47,500

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Nordic Design

London Auction 1 October 2015