Pair of easy chairs and ottoman, from a private commission, Copenhagen

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  • Provenance

    Merchant Hans Chr. Holm, Mitcheelsgade 23, Copenhagen, commissioned from the designer, 1937-1938
    Jørgen Olsen, Copenhagen, acquired from the above, 1958
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, Copenhagen, 2017

  • Literature

    Torben Schmidt, 'OM', Mobilia, no. 153, April 1968, n.p.
    Frederik Sieck, Contemporary Danish Furniture Design, Copenhagen, 1990, p. 156
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 1: 1927-1936, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 253
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 2: 1937-1946, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 231
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2007, p. 27

  • Catalogue Essay

    Phillips wishes to thank Mogens Koch Design I/S for their assistance cataloguing the present lot.

  • Catalogue Essay

    富藝斯鳴謝穆根斯·庫奇設計I/S事務所協助此作品的編錄。

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Pair of easy chairs and ottoman, from a private commission, Copenhagen

Brazilian rosewood, leather
Each chair: 77 x 72.3 x 67.5 cm. (30 3/8 x 28 1/2 x 26 5/8 in.)
Ottoman: 47.9 x 55 x 43.5 cm. (18 7/8 x 21 5/8 x 17 1/8 in.)

Designed 1936, produced 1937-1938. Executed by cabinetmaker N. C. Jensen Kjær, Copenhagen, Denmark. Together with a copy of the original purchase order card.

Estimate
HK$60,000 - 80,000 
€6,900-9,100
$7,700-10,300

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Danielle So
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20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale

Hong Kong Auction 25 November 2019