Auction Preview: Modern Art and Design at Bruun Rasmussen Kunstauktioner, Bredgade, June 19

What: Modern Art and Design

Where: Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers of Fine Art. Sundkrogsgade 30. DK-1260 Copenhagen K Denmark

When: 19 June, 08.00 pm

Top lots of the sale:

– Hans J. Wegner: “China Chair”. Set of four armchairs of nut wood. Seat upholstered with black button fitted leather. Model 4283. Designed 1944. Manufactured and marked by Fritz Hansen, 1967/68. Estimate: 40,000 – 50,000 kr. (US$ 4,638 – 5,797)

– Jean Gillon: A pair of jacaranda easy chairs with matchings stools, cushions with brown leather, suspended in net of rope. Manufactured and marked by WoodArt, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (4) Estimate: 40,000 kr. (US$ 4,638)

– Carl-Axel Acking, ascribed to: A pair of brass floor lamps with pierced shades and lower shades. Manufactured by Broderna Malmstroms Metallvarufabrik, Sweden. 1940s. H. 161 cm. (2). Estimate: 40,000 kr. (US$ 4,638)

Kjell Nupen: Still life. Signed Kjell Nupen. Oil on thick paper mounted on canvas. 77×57 cm. Estimate: 30,000 – 40,000 kr. (US$ 4,638)

Mogens Lassen: “The Egyptian table”. Circular foldable coffee table og teak. H. 52 cm. Diam. 84,5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 kr. (US$ 3,478)

Axel Salto: A Royal Copenhagen stoneware vase modelled in budded style. Decorated with solfatara glaze. Signed Salto. H. 18.5 cm. Early version of the model 20708, without model no. indication, made in the 1940’s. The vase was given as a baptism gift by artists himself in 1948. Estimate: 25,000 – 30,000 kr. (US$ 2,899 – 3,478)

Poul Henningsen: “PH-4/4”. Pendant with nickel-plated top and bayonet socket house. Mounted with opal glass shades, shade holder stamped P.H.-4. Patented. Manufactured by Louis Poulsen c. 1930. Diam. 40 cm. Estimate: 25,000 – 30,000 kr. (US$ 2,899 – 3,478)

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– Jens-Flemming Sorensen: Composition. Unsigned. A green patinated bronze relief. H. 94. W. 94 cm. Estimate: 25,000 – 30,000 kr. (US$ 2,899 – 3,478)

Ivan Andersen: “Alpe D’Huez”, 2004. Signed, dated and titled on the reverse. Oil on canvas. 170 × 200 cm. Estimate: 25,000 kr.  (US$ 2,899)

Finn Juhl: Freestanding two seater sofa with teak legs. Button fitted sides and back upholstered with brown wool. Seat with orange wool. Model 46. Manufactured by One Collection, with plaquette. H. 81 cm. L. 123 cm. D. 75 cm. Estimate: 20,000 – 25,000 kr. (US$ 2,319 – 2,899)

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Founder: Louise Blouin


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