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Helge Vestergaard Jensen: Rare set of six chairs with sculptural frame of black lacquered beech. Seat and back upholstered with greenish blue fabric. (6)

Description

Rare set of six chairs with sculptural frame of black lacquered beech. Seat and back upholstered with greenish blue fabric. Designed 1954. These examples made 1954 by cabinetmaker Thysen Nielsen. (6)

Provenance: Cabinetmaker Thysen Nielsen. The chairs were made as a prototype and were never put into production. This set was used by Thysen Nielsen in his private home. Hence by descent in the family.

Model presented at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Exhibition at Designmuseum Danmark, 1954.

Literature: Grete Jalk [ed.]: “40 Years of Danish Furniture Design”, vol. 3, p. 299.

Condition

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

Auction

Design, 3 December 2019

Category

Modern furniture

Artist

Helge Vestergaard Jensen (b. Herning 1917, d. Copenhagen 1987)

Estimate

60,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

58,000 kr.