Mogens Koch - Nordic Design London Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Knud W. Jensen, founder of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk

  • Exhibited

    Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk
    Art Institute of Chicago

  • Literature

    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 2: 1937-1946, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 57 for an image and a technical drawing
    Bodil Busk Laursen, Søren Matz and Christian Holmsted Olesen, eds., Mesterværker: 100 års dansk møbelsnedkeri, Copenhagen, 2000, p. 144
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2007, p. 30

  • Catalogue Essay

    There are a few examples of the present lot and the design was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 15 September-2 October 1938, Entrance Hall.


Important worktable

circa 1938
Mahogany, leather, brass.
73 x 190.7 x 94.1 cm (28 3/4 x 75 1/8 x 37 in.)
Executed by cabinetmaker N. C. Jensen Kjær, Denmark. From the production of 6. Underside with two printed paper exhibition labels Louisiana Museum Humlebæk/K.I.M./No Number./Working Table./Mogens koch. and S.F./The Art Institute/of Chicago/29.

£100,000 - 150,000 

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London 24 September 2014 6pm