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Poul Kjærholm: “PK 61”. Very early coffee table with matte chromed steel frame. Square top of black granite with fossils.

Description

“PK 61”. Very early coffee table with matte chromed steel frame. Square top of black granite with fossils. Designed 1956. This example manufactured 1956 by E. Kold Christensen, not stamped. H. 32.5 cm. W./L. 80 cm.

Provenance: Very early edition of the model, frame with rounded edges. Made for Hotel Østerport, Copenhagen. Hotel Østerport was an early Danish example of Brutalism, designed by architect Erik Christian Sørensen who entrusted Poul Kjærholm the task of furnishing the hotel restaurant and lobby.

Condition

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

Auction

Design, 3 December 2019

Category

Modern furniture

Artist

Poul Kjærholm (b. Østervrå 1929, d. Hillerød 1980)

Estimate

30,000–40,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

32,000 kr.