Poul Henningsen - Nordic Design London Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Axel Madsen, Copenhagen, circa 1932

  • Literature

    Nyt Tidsskrift For Kunstindustri, 1930, p. 159 for a similar example
    Tina Jørstian and Poul Eric Munk Nielsen, Light Years Ahead, The Story of the PH Lamp, Copenhagen, 1994, p. 194 for a similar example

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot was designed as a wedding gift for Axel Madsen, who was then an employee at the Louis Poulsen’s sales department and worked together with Poul Henningsen between 1931-1933.


Unique chandelier

Painted copper, patinated brass, painted wood.
76 cm (29 7/8 in.) drop, 73 cm (28 3/4 in.) diameter
Manufactured by Louis Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Each light fixture impressed with PATENTED PH-2..

£30,000 - 50,000 

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta e Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019

Nordic Design

London Auction 1 October 2015