Rare 'Spherical Bed', model no. 5761, designed for a 'lady's boudoir', Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild, Charlottenborg

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  • Provenance

    Karl Gustav Hansen, Copenhagen, 1940

  • Literature

    Svend Erik Møller and Viggo Sten Møller, Dansk Møbelkunst, Københavns snedkerlaugs møbeludstilling 1927-1951, Copenhagen, 1951, p. 57
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 2: 1937-1946, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 71
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 1, Copenhagen, 2007, p. 50
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 1, Copenhagen, 2010, pp. 366-67 for images and technical drawings
    Gorm Harkær, Kaare Klint: Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2010, p. 23

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 15 September-2 October, 1938, Stand 21.

    Phillips wishes to thank Annette Gundelach from Rud. Rasmussen for her assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.

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Rare 'Spherical Bed', model no. 5761, designed for a 'lady's boudoir', Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild, Charlottenborg

1940
Cuban mahogany, macassar-veneered wood, fabric.
86.3 x 101.4 x 207.3 cm (33 7/8 x 39 7/8 x 81 5/8 in.)
Executed by cabinetmakers Rud. Rasmussen A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark. From the production of 12. Underside with manufacturer’s paper label RUD. RASMUSSENS/SNEDKERIER/45 NØRREBROGADE/KØBENHAVN, pencilled serial number 15724.

Estimate
£20,000 - 30,000 

sold for £35,000

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