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Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen: A low armchair with mahogany frame. Upholstered with patinated Niger leather, fitted with brass nails.

Description

A low armchair with mahogany frame. Seat and back upholstered with patinated Niger leather, fitted with leather covered buttons and brass nails. Designed 1934. This example made 1930–40s by cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær.

Model presented at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Exhibition at Designmuseum Danmark, 1934. Literature: Grete Jalk [ed.]: “40 Years of Danish Furniture Design”, vol. 1, p. 191.

Condition

Condition report on request. Please contact: design@bruun-rasmussen.dk

Auction

Design, 3 December 2019

Category

Modern furniture

Artist

Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen (b. Ålborg 1907, d. Hellerup 1993)

Estimate

20,000–30,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

45,000 kr.