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Peter Hvidt: Cuban mahogany desk, top with raised edges and covered with patinated leather. Round, slightly conical legs with “shoes” of brass.

Description

Cuban mahogany desk, top with raised edges and covered with patinated leather. Round, slightly conical legs with “shoes” of brass. Front with two drawers painted brown with carved, circular handles. This example made 1944 by cabinetmaker Ludvig Pontoppidan. H. 75.5 cm. L. 181 cm. D. 80.5 cm.

Possibly the very table which was presented at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Exhibition at Designmuseum Danmark, 1944. Literature: Grete Jalk [ed.]: “40 Years of Danish Furniture Design”, vol. 2, p. 239.

Condition

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

Auction

Design, 3 December 2019

Category

Modern furniture

Artist

Peter Hvidt (b. Copenhagen 1916, d. s.p. 1986)

Estimate

50,000–60,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

190,000 kr.