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Kaare Klint: A very early and unique sideboard of Brazilian rosewood, mounted on six legs. Front with two doors flanking a fold-down leaf.

Description

A very early and unique sideboard of Brazilian rosewood, mounted on six tapering, square legs. Front with two doors flanking a fold-down leaf with inlay on each side, resp. Star of David and a swastika. Base with two drawers with circular handles. Oak interior with shelves and pull-out trays, fittings of brass. Designed and made 1913 by cabinetmaker V. Bloch-Jørgensen, Copenhagen. H. 94 cm. L. 198 cm. D. 62 cm.

Provenance: Made and designed as part of the furniture suite for Valborg Andersen. Among the very first pieces designed by Kaare Klint, made prior to his work at Faaborg Museum.

Literature: Gorm Harkær, Klintiana: “Kaare Klint”, vol. 2, this very sideboard ill. p. 67.

This lot is subject to Artist's Royalty.
Condition

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

Items that are made of Brazilian rosewood or contain parts of it, require a CITES export permit in order to be exported from Denmark to a country outside The European Union. Buyers residing outside the European Union are required to obtain this permit.

Auction

Design, 3 December 2019

Category

Modern furniture

Artist

Kaare Klint (b. Frederiksberg 1888, d. Copenhagen 1954)

Estimate

100,000–150,000 kr.

Price realised

Not sold. Inquiry