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  • Provenance

    Estate of Poul Henningsen, Denmark

  • Literature

    Lars Dybdahl and Bodilbusk Laursen, Dansk Design 1910-1945, Copenhagen, 1997, p. 15, no. 9 for a contemporary photo from the fair of the manufacturer in which the chair was displayed; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, Scandinavian Design, Cologne, 2002, p. 242 for an image of the exhibition display from the V.A. Høffding fair where this chair is seen in the background

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Rare prototype “Snake” chair

ca. 1932
Chrome-plated tubular steel, chrome-plated metal. Manufactured by Stålmøbler for V.A. Høffding A/S, Danks Købestoevne, Denmark. Hand-monogrammed and numbered in black paint “PH Nr 1.”
30 3/8 in. (77.2 cm) high

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for $42,000

Design and Design Art

24 May 2007
2pm New York