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Magnus L. Stephensen: Sewing box of solid mahogany, mounted on loose frame. Inside with narrow shelf, small adjustable storage tray and a pair of thread reels.

Description

Sewing box of solid mahogany, mounted on loose frame. Inside with narrow shelf, small adjustable storage tray and a pair of thread reels. Fittings of brass. Made by cabinetmaker A.J. Iversen. H. 64 cm. L. 50 cm. W. 30 cm.

Model presented at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Exhibition at Designmuseum Danmark, 1935. Literature: Grete Jalk [ed.]: “40 Years of Danish Furniture Design”, vol. 1, p. 214–215.

Condition

Normal patina due to age and use, including scratches and marks, dirt/stains. Box slightly faded. Top of one leg with surface cracks.

Auction

Modern art and design (postponed), 23 January 2020

Category

Modern furniture

Artist

Magnus L. Stephensen (b. Holte 1903, d. Helsingør 1984)

Estimate

10,000 kr.

Price realised

Not sold